The Silicon Chip Inside The ONT Is Switched To Overload

I tell you, I have no pep tonight. I'm lacking motivation to write the ONT. Maybe I should just pound some beers and go on Amazon.

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I had a friend who did this and bought a full Star Wars stormtrooper outfit. He was never sure what he was thinking, but he managed to sell it for a profit later on, so I guess he wasn't the only drunk shopper.

Are The Police Losing The Goodwill Of The Right?

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The modern left has always hated the police, going back to their radical roots in the 60s (remember the '68 Dem convention?). The right has generally sided with the police, since we are more the law and order types. The caveat here is that we want both law and order, and what we're seeing now strikes many of us as order without the backing of law, or worse, forced order in opposition to the rule of law. There are all kinds of stories in the media about police overreach as they attempt to enforce some of the more draconian edicts coming from the petty tyrants that many of our elected officials turned out to be.


Governments incur fury by banning safe activities during coronavirus lockdown

Idaho Mom Playing in Park with Her Children Arrested for Disobeying 'No Trespassing' Orders

Raleigh Police Department: 'Protesting Is a Non-Essential Activity'

'Corona bologna': Bodycam video shows business owner being cited for staying open during pandemic

I could go on all night. The interesting thing to note here is that I'm seeing a lot of push back against the cops from people on the right. I grabbed the above image from a right wing website, ditto this one:

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It does not bode well for the future if this crisis manages to divorce the police from their traditional base of support. I can think of few quicker ways to get to a police state than to have the police hated by everybody.

Speaking Of Long Term Damage


How about the damage being done to the supply chains in this country? I haven't really noticed anything beyond spot shortages in the stores, like TP when this started and today, ramen noodle soup (seriously folks, can't y'all cook?). What I have noticed is that there is fewer of everything on the shelves. I don't know if that's because of shortages, or if stores are only bringing out a limited number of each item to prevent hoarding.


As Dairies Dump Milk, Frustration Mounts Over Retail Buying Limits

One Restaurant’s Story Shows How Recession Spreads


Bjs Wholesale had a really good price on porterhouse steaks the other day. Now normally when this happens, I'd load up, but there were only 6 packages out. I didn't take them all, if there had been 20 I would have bought at least ten and vacuum sealed them use over the coming months, but I contented myself with taking only a few, so maybe it is working. The results, however....


Steak.jpgReverse seared porterhouse with Parmesan crusted fingerling potatoes and broccoli. Awww yeah, baby

It won't matter how quickly we get back to work if there is no way to get what we produce to market.


On Small Businesses

Most of you know that I'm an insurance agent. What I do is work with small businesses primarily, helping them with their health coverage. Frequently this involves working with new businesses and keeping in contact with them while they grow. There's a lady I've been working with for about a year in Houston. She's a florist, and it's been exciting watching her business grow. She had a setback when she had to go take care of her ailing mother for a couple of months, but when I spoke to her in February, she was excited because things were almost to the point where she could afford benefits. Mid-April was the target.

Then the shutdown happened. When I spoke to her this week, she said she hadn't had a single order since March 15. She had used most of her savings up just keeping the business afloat. She'll probably wind up losing everything she has worked so hard for, but for now she's still hanging on by her fingertips. If any of y'all know anyone in the greater Houston area that could use some flowers (and who couldn't, in times like these?), well...why not place an order?

Also, protip: If you want to send someone flowers, take a couple of extra minutes and find a local florist to contact directly instead of using the big clearinghouses services. The locals will almost always match any deals being offered, and the big order taking firms take a huge cut off the top. Give your custom directly to the little guy.


Tell Me Why

‘I don’t like Mondays’: School shooter Brenda Spencer’s bid for freedom

Question: If someone is a psycho at 16, is she likely to be cured 40 years later? Or at least no longer a danger to others? I dunno. I can see it going either way.

I mentioned this on Twitter and had someone ask me how I thought the Boomtown Rats felt about their song being the inspiration for a shooting.


Quarantine Day 29

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Alex Trebek Drops The Hammer


Venn Diagrams

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Tonight's ONT brought to you by Ted Cruz:

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And they say Trump is the master troll


Posted by: WeirdDave at 09:52 PM




Comments

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1 We are the champions...

Posted by: Charles the Simple at April 24, 2020 09:52 PM (HuH1F)

2 Well, at least I am.

Posted by: Charles the Simple at April 24, 2020 09:53 PM (HuH1F)

3 coulda been a contender

Posted by: boomers remember stuff at April 24, 2020 09:53 PM (+U5Yr)

4 And I'll keep on fighting till the end.

Posted by: Charles the Simple at April 24, 2020 09:53 PM (HuH1F)

5 Corgis summoned.

Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at April 24, 2020 09:54 PM (SfYbS)

6 Happy-ish Friday Evening, all y'all ...

Posted by: Adriane the Astronomical Critic ... at April 24, 2020 09:54 PM (LPnfS)

7 Slow in here tonight.

Posted by: Charles the Simple at April 24, 2020 09:54 PM (HuH1F)

8 Charles the Simple at April 24, 2020 09:52 PM (HuH1F)

Would you keep it down with the thunderbolts and lightening?

They're very frightening ...

Posted by: Adriane the Astronomical Critic ... at April 24, 2020 09:55 PM (LPnfS)

9 Whoa

Posted by: Clyde Shelton at April 24, 2020 09:57 PM (Do5/p)

10 if you live in #Failifornia, go buy ammo on line.

it's legal again, and the judge said LOLGF when Bracero asked for a stay, pending appeal.


Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 24, 2020 09:58 PM (dlZr1)

11 NFL draft drinking game: down a shot every time Trey Wingo mentions a player's dead family member.

One of them slipped on gravel and fell into the path of a pick-up.

Posted by: Taro Tsujimoto at April 24, 2020 09:58 PM (j4zcI)

12 "Surprise" is spelled wrong in that top pic. Just sayin'.

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 24, 2020 09:59 PM (OzQGF)

13 "I haven't really noticed anything beyond spot shortages in the stores, like TP when this started and today, ramen noodle soup (seriously folks, can't y'all cook?)."

I went to three stores yesterday before I found distilled water. Spring water, drinking water, sparkling water, vitamin water... no distilled water. Is everyone flushing their radiators at once?

Posted by: hogmartin at April 24, 2020 09:59 PM (t+qrx)

14 I had a friend who did this and bought a full Star Wars stormtrooper outfit. He was never sure what he was thinking, but he managed to sell it for a profit later on, so I guess he wasn't the only drunk shopper.

Just needed the next guy to be ever so slightly drunker

Thanks for the ONT, WD!

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 10:00 PM (hYcqw)

15 They're very frightening ...
Posted by: Adriane the Astronomical Critic ... at April 24, 2020 09:55 PM (LPnfS)

GALILEO

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 24, 2020 10:00 PM (OzQGF)

16 Also, protip: If you want to send someone flowers, take a couple of extra minutes and find a local florist to contact directly instead of using the big clearinghouses services. The locals will almost always match any deals being offered, and the big order taking firms take a huge cut off the top. Give your custom directly to the little guy.
Posted by: WeirdDave

And the customer service for 1800-Flowers is unbelievably awful.

Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at April 24, 2020 10:00 PM (SfYbS)

17 Nice ONT WeirdDave. I always like your odds 'n' sods approach.

Posted by: All Hail Eris, She-Wolf of the 'Ettes 'Ettes at April 24, 2020 10:01 PM (Dc2NZ)

18 Alex Trebek Drops The Hammer



Oh damn, that was funny

Posted by: TheQuietMan at April 24, 2020 10:01 PM (2isCI)

19 Good Evening

Posted by: wing at April 24, 2020 10:01 PM (JFzNN)

20 Hi Dave.


Good looking steak.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at April 24, 2020 10:01 PM (6gEC8)

21 Damnation, the moon-howlers are out again.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 10:01 PM (hYcqw)

22
g'evenin', 'rons

Posted by: AltonJackson at April 24, 2020 10:02 PM (1NYtx)

23 Howdy, y'all.

Posted by: Bert G, From an Undisclosed Location at April 24, 2020 10:02 PM (fIDYQ)

24 I knew something was wrong with the popo in this country when they started buying surplus Soviet BTR's for "riot control".

What, no M113's available?

Where have you gone, Barney Fife? Our nation turns it's lonely eyes to you, woo, woo, woo.

Posted by: Hairyback Guy at April 24, 2020 10:02 PM (Z+IKu)

25 Nice ONT WeirdDave. I always like your odds 'n' sods approach.



Posted by: All Hail Eris, She-Wolf of the 'Ettes 'Ettes at April 24, 2020 10:01 PM (Dc2NZ)


Same here. I really like the WeirdDave ONTs.

Posted by: TheQuietMan at April 24, 2020 10:02 PM (2isCI)

26 Another fun draft game is Guess the Room of the Agent's Mansion the Player and His Family Are In. I've identified a basement rec room and a home theater room.

I guess the rooms are alloted by anticipated draft position. First round: spacious living room. Second: rec room. Third: media room. Fourth: entry foyer. Fifth to seventh: tool shed.

Posted by: Taro Tsujimoto at April 24, 2020 10:02 PM (j4zcI)

27 Evening.

Nerdcore, like rap in general, sucks.

Give me screaming guitars and pounding drums.

Posted by: Robert at April 24, 2020 10:02 PM (u8n08)

28 15 They're very frightening ...
Posted by: Adriane the Astronomical Critic ... at April 24, 2020 09:55 PM (LPnfS)

GALILEO
Posted by: Jordan61 at April 24, 2020 10:00 PM (OzQGF)

FIGARO!

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 24, 2020 10:02 PM (NWiLs)

29 "it's legal again, and the judge said LOLGF when Bracero asked for a stay, pending appeal.
"

I just finished reading the entire ruling online.



The bitchslap was epic.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at April 24, 2020 10:03 PM (6gEC8)

30 Whitmer "strongly encourages" us to wear masks?

Fine.

Challenge accepted.

https://bit.ly/2VVlh0X

Posted by: Clyde Shelton at April 24, 2020 10:03 PM (Do5/p)

31 But the real question: Did the "nerdcore" lady lose?

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 10:04 PM (hYcqw)

32 Omaha Steaks is out of its crock pot meals. I was sending them to people and they had become part of House Arrest rotation

Posted by: Ignoramus at April 24, 2020 10:04 PM (9TdxA)

33 Whitmer "strongly encourages" us to wear masks?



Fine.



Challenge accepted.



https://bit.ly/2VVlh0X

Posted by: Clyde Shelton at April 24, 2020 10:03 PM (Do5/p)


Fatso Pritzker is saying that people have to wear them in stores now. They'll have to get a tent to get enough material to fit around his face

Posted by: TheQuietMan at April 24, 2020 10:04 PM (2isCI)

34 Alex Trebek Drops The Hammer

Well, I like all those things except for the Nerd Hip Hop.

Still funny.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 24, 2020 10:04 PM (u82oZ)

35 correct me if I'm wrong, but back when Barky was president, wasn't the Dep't of Education buying up lots of ammo?

Posted by: mallfly the Georgia Peach at April 24, 2020 10:05 PM (4a9Vv)

36 I went to three stores yesterday before I found distilled water. Spring water, drinking water, sparkling water, vitamin water... no distilled water. Is everyone flushing their radiators at once?

Tuesday was the first I'd seen distilled water for about 6 or 7 weeks ...

Posted by: Adriane the Astronomical Critic ... at April 24, 2020 10:05 PM (LPnfS)

37 That steak's lips say no but its eyes say yes. Hubba hubba.

Posted by: JuJuBee at April 24, 2020 10:05 PM (COzlW)

38 My vice is Amazon shopping after having a few cocktails and taking Ambien. One night I apparently bought my brother a pair of footy cat pajamas and a subscription to Cat Fancy magazine addressed to Tom Fancy Pants Smith (not his real first/last name but you get the idea). The payoff on the joke was that I had no recollection of doing it. It wasn't until a year later, after one of his teenage kids mentioned in passing how amused they got when the magazine showed up every other month and how annoyed my brother got, that I thought to check my Amazon order history. I got to take credit for a year very slow burn joke.

Posted by: Joey Fingers at April 24, 2020 10:05 PM (OyqdX)

39 They're very frightening ...
Posted by: Adriane the Astronomical Critic ... at April 24, 2020 09:55 PM (LPnfS)

GALILEO
Posted by: Jordan61 at April 24, 2020 10:00 PM (OzQGF)

FIGARO!
Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo

Magnifico!

Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at April 24, 2020 10:05 PM (SfYbS)

40 There are all kinds of stories in the media about police overreach as they attempt to enforce some of the more draconian edicts coming from the petty tyrants that many of our elected officials turned out to be.

Then there is my brother, police officer on the south side of Chicago, where he says they don't even bother enforcing many laws, because they know the prosecutors will not bother to prosecute.

Posted by: Clyde Shelton at April 24, 2020 10:06 PM (Do5/p)

41 But the real question: Did the "nerdcore" lady lose?
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 10:04 PM (hYcqw)

I thought the real question was did she find a real man?

Reasonably attractive woman like that, either she's sniffing around the wrong places or she's a right pain in the butt.

Posted by: Robert at April 24, 2020 10:06 PM (u8n08)

42 That Ven diagram nailed it for me, too. I don't want to get sick, being an old lady, but I feel like my constitutional rights have been raped.

Posted by: ALH at April 24, 2020 10:07 PM (Lhcx9)

43 mallfly the Georgia Peach

It seemed all federal agencies, except DOD, bought ammo in the Obama years. Even the FAA.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 24, 2020 10:07 PM (u82oZ)

44 Well, I like all those things except for the Nerd Hip Hop.

Still funny.
Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 24, 2020 10:04 PM (u82oZ)


Same. That said, there's something inexplicably compelling about a lady who will admit that sort of thing in public.

Posted by: hogmartin at April 24, 2020 10:07 PM (t+qrx)

45 The.
Ont,
That.
Never.
Loads.
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Posted by: banned to load at April 24, 2020 10:07 PM (TDb8S)

46 Howdy, Horde! What snoo?

McGyver, out

Posted by: McGyver at April 24, 2020 10:08 PM (gMngZ)

47 I went up to my folks' old house today (it's on the market and governor Pole-ass has deemed that real estate showings can begin again on Monday. Fingers crossed...) to check in on the place and see what my chore list this weekend is going to be. It's in the mountains SW of Denver.

I saw this at the intersection of the highway and a dirt road:
https://tinyurl.com/ybuwsd74
I think some folks have about had enough.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 10:08 PM (hYcqw)

48 " Even the FAA."

National Weather Service, as well.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at April 24, 2020 10:08 PM (6gEC8)

49 It does not bode well for the future if this crisis manages to divorce
the police from their traditional base of support. I can think of few
quicker ways to get to a police state than to have the police hated by
everybody.
--

If we actually get to that point, the police state will be hilariously short lived.

Posted by: Methos at April 24, 2020 10:08 PM (kOpft)

50 So I'm watching Live PD. They pulled over some lady and she had a bad with needles, drugs, tourniquet, and what looks like a ball of steel wool. What's the steel wool for?

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 24, 2020 10:08 PM (OzQGF)

51 Reasonably attractive woman like that, either she's sniffing around the wrong places or she's a right pain in the butt.
Posted by: Robert at April 24, 2020 10:06 PM (u8n0
++++++++++++
Could well be both.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 10:08 PM (hYcqw)

52 NYC metro area has half the cases and half the deaths. Why isn't this being laid at the feet of Cuomo and DiBlasio.

Cuomo has oversight of the NYC subways and commuter rails. They weren't cleaned. Homeless kept living on them.

DiBlasio was way late closing schools because a key constituency needed nanny care.

Both are intent on killing the economy, while arguing for a federal bailout of their budget deficits

Posted by: Ignoramus at April 24, 2020 10:08 PM (9TdxA)

53 33

Fatso Pritzker is saying that people have to wear them in stores now. They'll have to get a tent to get enough material to fit around his face

Posted by: TheQuietMan at April 24, 2020 10:04 PM

Our emergency notification we got on our phones this afternoon said she "strongly encourages" everyone to wear masks when they leave their house.

I imagine some will follow that, some will not.

But I imagine a bunch of stores will not make it mandatory to have a mask on before entering their stores.

Posted by: Clyde Shelton at April 24, 2020 10:09 PM (Do5/p)

54 Karens around here have been calling cops on people doing "non essential" (whatever that is) things. They actually brag about ratting out neighbors on Nextdoor. Around here, the police talk to the evil people who are non-compliant with our gestapo governor. I don't think the police are actually doing anything to enforce the restrictions.

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 10:09 PM (+lVUW)

55 hogmartin

She needs a real man like you in her life. But look up her prison record first. You know the drill.

No more Go Ugly Early like in the Med.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 24, 2020 10:09 PM (u82oZ)

56 A Viz comic spoof ad leads the ONT.

Strange...but funny, times

Posted by: Sir Ian Botham at April 24, 2020 10:09 PM (/+dYv)

57 'Sup! Cops were commissioned to protect criminals from citizens, not vice versa.

Posted by: CrotchetyOldJarhead at April 24, 2020 10:10 PM (Ds0hh)

58 ANZAC Day.
Lest we forget. At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them.

Posted by: NZFrank with a M2 at April 24, 2020 10:10 PM (dGPsu)

59 It seemed all federal agencies, except DOD, bought ammo in the Obama years. Even the FAA.
Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 24, 2020 10:07 PM (u82oZ)


Mister, I said we watch CNN in this here airport ...

Posted by: The Guy from U.N.F.A.A. at April 24, 2020 10:10 PM (LPnfS)

60 Is it just me or is that one-eyed gal with the purple hair hawt?

Posted by: Eromero at April 24, 2020 10:10 PM (XhWtx)

61 So I'm watching Live PD. They pulled over some lady and she had a bad with needles, drugs, tourniquet, and what looks like a ball of steel wool. What's the steel wool for?
Posted by: Jordan61 at April 24, 2020 10:08 PM (OzQGF)

Filter used for their crack/meth/heroin glass pipe.

Technology!

Posted by: Hairyback Guy at April 24, 2020 10:10 PM (Z+IKu)

62 Damn your Trebek!

Posted by: S. Connery at April 24, 2020 10:11 PM (hHxp2)

63 Posted by: Hairyback Guy at April 24, 2020 10:10 PM (Z+IKu)

Thank you! I could not figure out why the eff that was in there.

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 24, 2020 10:11 PM (OzQGF)

64 Nice ONT WeirdDave. I always like your odds 'n' sods approach.






Posted by: All Hail Eris, She-Wolf of the 'Ettes 'Ettes at April 24, 2020 10:01 PM (Dc2NZ)


Same here. I really like the WeirdDave ONTs.


Posted by: TheQuietMan at April 24, 2020 10:02 PM (2isCI)

---
needs MOAR Zappa though...

Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 24, 2020 10:11 PM (dlZr1)

65 what they hell happened to Ted Cruz. He used to be basically a conservative lawyer with an Ivy league background, and acted like it.

Did he just say screw it and lock all his advisors in the basement?

Posted by: Kindltot at April 24, 2020 10:11 PM (WyVLE)

66 If the Republicans in NY had a single testicle between them, they'd run a #NoCuomo ad campaign on social media.

Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at April 24, 2020 10:11 PM (SfYbS)

67 NZFrank with a M2

To Capt Charlie Upham and the rest of the best division in the WWII Med, the NZ 2nd Infantry Division. It was really more a mechanized division at the end in Italy.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 24, 2020 10:11 PM (u82oZ)

68 Karens around here have been calling cops on people doing "non essential" (whatever that is) things. They actually brag about ratting out neighbors on Nextdoor. Around here, the police talk to the evil people who are non-compliant with our gestapo governor. I don't think the police are actually doing anything to enforce the restrictions.
Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 10:09 PM (+lVUW)
++++++++++++
What I have noticed in CO over the past two weeks is people going out more and more. The highways were a ghost town two weeks ago, now they're filling up again. Nothing like normal traffic, but it ain't nothing.

And the cops are responding. Not to people breaking "lockdown" but their traffic enforcement is through the roof. Every cop is active, a bunch are pulling down OT and they're writing tickets like they're going out of style.

That's gonna breed some tremendous good will for sure. This state has brutal traffic enforcement under normal circumstances and drives a lot of bad blood. Now, though, it is becoming completely insane even by our normally terrible standards.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 10:12 PM (hYcqw)

69 I don't know if I've posted it before, but here's the mask i intend to wear next month.

https://tinyurl.com/y83sryce

Posted by: Ex-ex at April 24, 2020 10:12 PM (RU4sa)

70 I'd like a broken ZX Spectrum 128+2.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at April 24, 2020 10:12 PM (oVJmc)

71 Ted Cruz has a wicked sense of humor. I likey.

Posted by: Infidel at April 24, 2020 10:12 PM (nvc6v)

72 Kindltot

Cruz saw how Trump did it, and adapted.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 24, 2020 10:12 PM (u82oZ)

73 ANZAC Day.

Lest we forget. At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them.

Posted by: NZFrank with a M2 at April 24, 2020 10:10 PM (dGPsu)

---
/hand salute

to absent comrades!

/end hand salute

Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 24, 2020 10:13 PM (dlZr1)

74 ANZAC Day.
Lest we forget. At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them.
Posted by: NZFrank with a M2 at April 24, 2020 10:10 PM (dGPsu)


*raises tea*

Posted by: hogmartin at April 24, 2020 10:13 PM (t+qrx)

75 And now some words for our times: "An unpopular opinion in populist times is always good for a laugh"

https://youtu.be/jGqYDlUxic0

Posted by: Kindltot at April 24, 2020 10:14 PM (WyVLE)

76 Many local governments will be starved over lost revenue. Expect lots of ticketing

Posted by: Ignoramus at April 24, 2020 10:14 PM (9TdxA)

77 what they hell happened to Ted Cruz. He used to be basically a conservative lawyer with an Ivy league background, and acted like it.

Did he just say screw it and lock all his advisors in the basement?
Posted by: Kindltot at April 24, 2020 10:11 PM (WyVLE)


Ted Cruz and Conan O'Brian had a basketball 1-on-1 for charity after some trash talk a few years ago ...

Posted by: Adriane the Shootin' BBall down by the Pool Critic ... at April 24, 2020 10:14 PM (LPnfS)

78 San Diego: beaches "re-open" Monday (yeah, Monday). BUT - only walking, running, use of the water (but only single paddling! WTF? Have not seen anything other than solo SUPs etc forever). Boardwalks, parking lots - VERBOTEN! Closed!* NO "gatherings"!

So - the order should give the lifeguards (still the much-reduced winter seasonal staffing level) no time to do anything but police the restrictions.

IF anyone can get to the beach, with closed parking lots.

Still no idiotic mask requirements anywhere, AFAIK.

Posted by: rhomboid at April 24, 2020 10:15 PM (El6T/)

79 Ex-ex

That is one righteous mask. Wow.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 24, 2020 10:15 PM (u82oZ)

80 I want either a plague doctor mask or a Bane mask

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 24, 2020 10:15 PM (NWiLs)

81 Ted Cruz and Conan O'Brian had a basketball 1-on-1 for charity after some trash talk a few years ago ...

Posted by: Adriane the Shootin' BBall down by the Pool Critic ... at April 24, 2020 10:14 PM (LPnfS)

Wasn't that Kimmel?

Posted by: Count de Monet at April 24, 2020 10:16 PM (q1Pj5)

82 11 NFL draft drinking game: down a shot every time Trey Wingo mentions a player's dead family member.

Posted by: Taro Tsujimoto


Easy one because, um, everyone has had someone die.
Psychic: There's been a death in your family.

I knew someone who fell for that psychic crap. Also angel readings and something called auras. She wasn't too bright.

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 10:16 PM (+lVUW)

83 Personally, I am pretty depressed about all this stuff now. After the cell phone message we were sent, I had a department call-in meeting and our manager said...

(1) while our plants are still planning on re-opening on 05/04, the rest of us who can work from home should expect to remain working from home through June

(2) when we do eventually go back to the office, "it will be different"

He mentioned

--- only 3 entrances to the building will be open (this is a building the size of a mall and has a LOT of entrances)
--- we will have to use some phone app to fill out a health questionnaire and take our temperatures every morning before being allowed in the building
--- all walkways will now be one-way
--- only 2 people per elevator
--- "social distancing" on escalators
--- conference rooms will have chairs marked as chairs we are allowed to sit in to maintain "social distancing"

And I got the feeling that this is the "new normal".

There was some discussion of people going out on their jet skis again and some Karen stated "if people would just follow the order, we won't have the privileges taken away from us again".

And then a male Karen chimed in with something along the lines of "we're learning a good lesson from this and we have to take those lessons going forward..." blah blah whatever.

I hung up on the conference call after that, because I was ready to explode.

But after I calmed down about an hour later, I just started getting really depressed.

This "new normal" thing seems to be real. And it hit me that the "climate change" jackoffs got exactly what they wanted.

And I don't know how the hell --- with all the fucking Karens out there who have completely bought into this shit --- we ever get things back to the normal we had just 6+ weeks ago.

Posted by: Clyde Shelton at April 24, 2020 10:16 PM (Do5/p)

84 I'd accept an Executive Order from Trump, to me personally.

Charging me with the storage location(s) and retrieval forthwith of all small arms ammunition purchased for *any* Federal Agency, during the Obama Administration.

Such to be turned over to the Director of Civilian Marksmanship at "truckload intervals".

My small Department would carry a temporary Federal L.E.O. commission, under the U.S. Marshall's Department, so that searches and confiscations could be carried out, in most cases, with some modicum of smoothness and civility.

For those who resist, well, that's why being backed by the U.S. Marshall would be a *thing*, here.

I'd happily work for a GS scale equivalent of a Major in the Armed Forces. Necessary, as that's the lowest rank at which one is a Field Grade Officer, vs. "Junior Officer".

Oh, and one final thing.

I get to keep 1% of all ammunitions, of my selection.

That'd still make me an Ammunition Millionaire!



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at April 24, 2020 10:16 PM (QzJWU)

85 In Re: Police


There have always been tyrannical and corrupt police officers. Fiction is full of them - in Philip Marlowe stories, the classic Southern Sheriff, Roscoe P. Coltrane, Sheriff Lobo, those in the Godfather movies, those in Serpico, et cetera.


If this is a surprise to anyone I can only wonder where that person has been hiding - such as which rock he or she was under. Humans can be corrupt and evil and stupid. Police officers* are humans, therefore police officers can be corrupt and evil and stupid.

*But not Robocop or ED-209.

Posted by: Mikey NTH - Gov. LePetomaine Wants Your Harumph at The Outrage Outlet! at April 24, 2020 10:16 PM (0QYMt)

86 Okay, I'm a bit late (under 100?) and I know WD's post is going to take some time, so...

I jump down here to reply to the drunk online shopping pic with the late, great Steve Goodman's 'Vegematic' - live version from Live at the Earl of Old Town (what a great place that was)....

https://youtu.be/HnqtGjHJjs8

Posted by: mindful webworker
radically inclined webworks
at April 24, 2020 10:16 PM (G0qhR)

87 ANZAC Day! Here's to you, NZFrank.

Worked in two different Aussie-run outfits where ANZAC was an annual party, a big one.

Posted by: rhomboid at April 24, 2020 10:16 PM (El6T/)

88 For any cottage industry types, now's the time to be designing and making Coronavirus costumes for selling when Halloween rolls around.

Posted by: Bert G, From an Undisclosed Location at April 24, 2020 10:17 PM (fIDYQ)

89 I don't get it. What's the deal with the face in that Porterhouse?

Posted by: The Dread Premier Muldoon at April 24, 2020 10:17 PM (Fc5rx)

90 21 Damnation, the moon-howlers are out again.
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!)


Are you sure there aren't werewolves in your neighborhood?

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 10:17 PM (+lVUW)

91 53

But I imagine a bunch of stores will not make it mandatory to have a mask on before entering their stores.

Posted by: Clyde Shelton at April 24, 2020 10:09 PM

Will NOW make it mandatory, I meant.

With that, I am off to bed. Hopefully to sleep off this depression over the current "new normal".

Posted by: Clyde Shelton at April 24, 2020 10:18 PM (Do5/p)

92 Wasn't that Kimmel?
Posted by: Count de Monet at April 24, 2020 10:16 PM (q1Pj5)


Oy.

Now that you mention it, it might be ...

Apologies.

Posted by: Adriane the Shootin' BBall down by the Pool Critic ... at April 24, 2020 10:18 PM (LPnfS)

93 Posted by: Clyde Shelton at April 24, 2020 10:16 PM (Do5/p)

Good lord. I would be feeling the exact same way.

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 24, 2020 10:18 PM (OzQGF)

94 PSA

Please stop ATM until the coronavirus is gone.

Thanks!

Posted by: Planned Parenthood at April 24, 2020 10:18 PM (sQq+E)

95 Ex-ex

That is one righteous mask. Wow.
Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 24, 2020 10:15 PM (u82oZ)


I figure it'll work as well or better than the bandanas I've been seeing people wear.

Posted by: Ex-ex at April 24, 2020 10:18 PM (RU4sa)

96 Are you sure there aren't werewolves in your neighborhood?
Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 10:17 PM (+lVUW)
+++++++++++++
I wish. Shooting a werewolf would be justified. The idiot neighbors I just have to put up with indefinitely.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 10:19 PM (hYcqw)

97 I ruined another receiver today. It was one of the pricey-er ones, too. I'll learn how to do this yet. (wish I'd taken shop in HS)

McGyver, out

Posted by: McGyver at April 24, 2020 10:19 PM (gMngZ)

98 I knew someone who fell for that psychic crap. Also angel readings and something called auras. She wasn't too bright.

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 10:16 PM (+lVUW)

You knew my ex wife?

Posted by: Count de Monet at April 24, 2020 10:19 PM (q1Pj5)

99 MAGNIFICO (oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh)!

Posted by: Teresa in Fort Worth, Texas at April 24, 2020 10:19 PM (VqNuf)

100 Have they started committing abortions again yet?

Posted by: Chris M at April 24, 2020 10:20 PM (6XZdO)

101 Posted by: Clyde Shelton at April 24, 2020 10:16

Jeebus. That's just insane.

Posted by: Infidel at April 24, 2020 10:20 PM (nvc6v)

102 >>> IF anyone can get to the beach, with closed parking lots.

Still no idiotic mask requirements anywhere, AFAIK.

Posted by: rhomboid

No parking? WTH? So, you either have to live on the beach, or be willing to take public transit to get there.

Posted by: Turn Two at April 24, 2020 10:20 PM (iaX2H)

103 I'd happily work for a GS scale equivalent of a Major in the Armed
Forces. Necessary, as that's the lowest rank at which one is a Field
Grade Officer, vs. "Junior Officer".


Jim

Sunk New Dawn

Galveston, TX


That would be a GS-12. What you're talking about sounds like it would be ru by a GS-14.

Posted by: Bert G, From an Undisclosed Location at April 24, 2020 10:20 PM (fIDYQ)

104 96 Are you sure there aren't werewolves in your neighborhood?
Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 10:17 PM (+lVUW)

He lives in London?

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 24, 2020 10:20 PM (NWiLs)

105 Lest we forget. At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them.

Posted by: NZFrank with a M2 at April 24, 2020 10:10 PM (dGPsu)


May they rest in peace ...

May we remember them with honor ...

Posted by: Adriane the Shootin' BBall down by the Pool Critic ... at April 24, 2020 10:20 PM (LPnfS)

106 99 MAGNIFICO (oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh)!
Posted by: Teresa in Fort Worth, Texas at April 24, 2020 10:19 PM (VqNuf)

Oh mamma mia, mamma mia...

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 24, 2020 10:20 PM (OzQGF)

107 Clyde I wouldn't get too depressed - yet - about any "new normal". Chances are it won't be, or won't last long.

When enough info is in hand, and the case fatality rate (and demographic concentration) is a much "harder" number, I don't think almost any unusual restrictions will be defensible.

Posted by: rhomboid at April 24, 2020 10:20 PM (El6T/)

108 The Karens sided with the aliens in V.

Posted by: Count de Monet at April 24, 2020 10:21 PM (q1Pj5)

109 ANZAC Day.

Lest we forget. At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them.

Posted by: NZFrank with a M2 at April 24, 2020 10:10 PM (dGPsu)

Respect.

Posted by: Quint at April 24, 2020 10:21 PM (hHxp2)

110 Hairyback Guy,

Yeah, I don't like seeing cops dressing like a military invading force. This is not a good way to improve attitudes in neighborhoods where people already think the police are out to get them. You should be able to tell the difference between a cop and a soldier.

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 10:21 PM (+lVUW)

111 Teresa in Fort Worth, Texas at April 24, 2020 10:19 PM (VqNuf)

I'm just a po' boy ... wait a minute ...

Posted by: Adriane the Shootin' BBall down by the Pool Critic ... at April 24, 2020 10:22 PM (LPnfS)

112 Chris M
In WA state they never stopped doing abortions.
Essential women's health care doncha know.
Can't get cancer treatrment, heart procedures, life saving transplants, but gotta be able to murder children.

spit

Posted by: Winston a dreg of society at April 24, 2020 10:22 PM (Eb+fP)

113
...
(2) when we do eventually go back to the office, "it will be different"

He mentioned
...
Posted by: Clyde Shelton at April 24, 2020 10:16 PM (Do5/p)
++++++++++++
I got something similar from our crisis chief yesterday. When we reopen and people go back to work instead of being sequestered at home, the requirements will be:
- Social distancing (which means a third or so of the workforce will have to remain work-from-home - cube farms put you within a few feet of your neighbors)
- Illness requirements (so much as a throat tickle, stay home)
- Masks will be required
- Gatherings (read: meetings) of more than 10 people will be forbidden. Large gatherings will be virtual only.
- Employees will have to participate in "contact tracing."*

* That one is called out as a maybe. I hope it doesn't happen, because I might lose my job over it. I will never participate in a Big-Tech+Big-Gov panopticon scheme that tracks my whereabouts and associations in real time all the time. Screw that and screw them.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 10:22 PM (hYcqw)

114
When enough info is in hand, and the case fatality rate (and demographic concentration) is a much "harder" number, I don't think almost any unusual restrictions will be defensible.

Posted by: rhomboid

Not with the dedicated tyrants.

Posted by: Infidel at April 24, 2020 10:22 PM (nvc6v)

115 Thank you NaCly Dog. I was also thinking of the blokes in WWI like my great uncle Pvt Alfred Sanders of the Wellington Battalion who was killed in 1915 at Gallipoli . And all the other brave men and all tbe other wars. Boer Wars, WWI,WWII, Korea, Malaysia, Borneo, Viet Nam, Bosnia, Timor, Afghanistan, Iraq......

Posted by: NZFrank with a M2 at April 24, 2020 10:23 PM (dGPsu)

116 I don't get it. What's the deal with the face in that Porterhouse?

You don't make herb butter to melt on your steaks? What not?

Posted by: Weirddave at April 24, 2020 10:23 PM (4rW0X)

117 Without first knowing tonight's theme, I started watching Waco on Netflix. Quite apropos.

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 24, 2020 10:23 PM (NWiLs)

118 Clyde Shelton - my understanding is that it will be mandatory to wear a mask in a store and although she wants us to wear one while outside, that part is not mandatory.

Admit I have not read the actual order - just going off reports from WJR.


Posted by: cfo mom at April 24, 2020 10:24 PM (RfzVr)

119 Deputy Dan Has No Friends:
https://youtu.be/lH1m_Haezik

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 10:24 PM (hYcqw)

120 And I don't know how the hell --- with all the fucking Karens out there who have completely bought into this shit --- we ever get things back to the normal we had just 6+ weeks ago.
Posted by: Clyde Shelton at April 24, 2020 10:16 PM (Do5/p)

It can't last forever. People will bail eventually and go elsewhere for the opportunity to be treated as an adult.

Posted by: Robert at April 24, 2020 10:25 PM (u8n08)

121 106 99 MAGNIFICO (oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh)!
Posted by: Teresa in Fort Worth, Texas at April 24, 2020 10:19 PM (VqNuf)

Oh mamma mia, mamma mia...
Posted by: Jordan61 at April 24, 2020 10:20 PM (OzQGF)

Mamma mia let me go!

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 24, 2020 10:25 PM (NWiLs)

122 NZFrank with a M2

To one and all in ANZAC

⚓Crisp⚓

Hand Salute

Ready, Two.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 24, 2020 10:25 PM (u82oZ)

123 Ted is the drop mike troll .

Posted by: Kilroy wasn't here at April 24, 2020 10:25 PM (2DOZq)

124
The Karens sided with the aliens in V.


The Karens turned in those Jews in the attic.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at April 24, 2020 10:26 PM (oVJmc)

125 Admit I have not read the actual order - just going off reports from WJR.
Posted by: cfo mom at April 24, 2020 10:24 PM (RfzVr)


Here's the full text.

https://tinyurl.com/yclnfgjj

Posted by: hogmartin at April 24, 2020 10:27 PM (t+qrx)

126 My favorite WWI NZ story was the WWI battle cruiser New Zealand.

Her relative immunity to damage was attributed to a Maori blessing.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 24, 2020 10:27 PM (u82oZ)

127 Well, I will probably be one of the ones that gets to work from home the longest since I have a stent, therefore I'm high risk because of my cardiac history. At this point I don't care.

Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 24, 2020 10:27 PM (UUBmN)

128 And all the other brave men and all tbe other wars. Boer Wars, WWI,WWII, Korea, Malaysia, Borneo, Viet Nam, Bosnia, Timor, Afghanistan, Iraq......
Posted by: NZFrank with a M2

They're were probably ANZAC guys in the Sudan and 1870s Afghanistan campaigns too, I'd Imagine.

Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at April 24, 2020 10:28 PM (SfYbS)

129 lin-duh en fugue

But you are so young. And low milage.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 24, 2020 10:28 PM (u82oZ)

130 The Waco series is well done

Fauda, about Mossad undercover agents in the West Bank is quite good

Posted by: Ignoramus at April 24, 2020 10:28 PM (9TdxA)

131 Not the herb butter, WeirdDave

When I look along the bottom edge of the meat there looks like a face partially in profile. Like maybe a bear.The cut piece of meat being the mouth, then as you move along to the right a muzzle, then a recess with two eyes and on to a prominent brow over by the broccoli.

I can't un-see it.

Posted by: The Dread Premier Muldoon at April 24, 2020 10:28 PM (Fc5rx)

132 WeirdDave! THANKS! You're number one with a Bullet!

Posted by: larro at April 24, 2020 10:29 PM (10GNe)

133 I briefly got on Twitter today after Inslee's press conference. Full of people praising him and jumping all over anyone criticizing him, because it's not safe to go out yet!! Here's an idea, why don't YOU stay home and leave the rest of us the eff alone?

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 24, 2020 10:29 PM (OzQGF)

134 Open up! We're NEA and we have you surrounded. Come out or we will force you to write 'I will wear my mask.' 100 times.

Posted by: Eromero at April 24, 2020 10:29 PM (XhWtx)

135 130 The Waco series is well done

Fauda, about Mossad undercover agents in the West Bank is quite good
Posted by: Ignoramus at April 24, 2020 10:28 PM (9TdxA)

That sounds interesting, I may have to watch that next.

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 24, 2020 10:29 PM (NWiLs)

136 Ok Horde, help me out. I asked in the last thread, but it got lost in the shuffle.

Whitmer has ordered us to wear masks in all stores, but they can be home made. I made one out of a sample of Depends. It goes over my whole head like a ski mask and I peer out the leg holes. I want to write something on the back of my head (the butt of the Depends) that expresses my displeasure with the situation. 5 words or less so it's big enough for folks to read it at social distance.

I know the ONT crowd will have some ideas. I have some thoughts, but I don't want to use bad language because old folks, kids.

Posted by: cfo mom at April 24, 2020 10:29 PM (RfzVr)

137 #24 ever sink an M113?

Posted by: Javems at April 24, 2020 10:30 PM (ofIwF)

138 Casual Friday ONT Compliance Pics

https://tinyurl.com/yc8qo7xg

https://tinyurl.com/yd3bmcbl

https://tinyurl.com/y8zfhm94

https://tinyurl.com/ycamkmjk

https://tinyurl.com/yacmaxw7

Posted by: kbdabear at April 24, 2020 10:30 PM (qAR6u)

139 Dog I have a nice period framed picture of the HMS New Zealand in the dining room. I lime it a lot even though I,m Army.

Posted by: NZFrank with a M2 at April 24, 2020 10:30 PM (dGPsu)

140 Respect to ANZAC, and to all vets.

Posted by: The Dread Premier Muldoon at April 24, 2020 10:30 PM (Fc5rx)

141 So, I have a problem with my Amazon account. Here is the email I received from Amazon:

"We have suspend your access for temporarily because we need to verify your billing information."

Apparently "Amazon" has a literacy problem.

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 10:30 PM (+lVUW)

142 /off Kim Jong Un replacement sock

Posted by: Muldoon at April 24, 2020 10:31 PM (Fc5rx)

143 Here's an idea, why don't YOU stay home and leave the rest of us the eff alone?
Posted by: Jordan61 at April 24, 2020 10:29 PM (OzQGF)

We're all in this together, don'tcha know?

Posted by: Robert at April 24, 2020 10:31 PM (u8n08)

144 NaCly Dog,
I had my heart attack almost 4 years ago. The month after the first TxMoMe. I was under 29 at the time.

Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 24, 2020 10:31 PM (UUBmN)

145 hogmartin - thanks for the link.

Posted by: cfo mom at April 24, 2020 10:31 PM (RfzVr)

146 what they hell happened to Ted Cruz. He used to be basically a conservative lawyer with an Ivy league background, and acted like it.

Did he just say screw it and lock all his advisors in the basement?
Posted by: Kindltot at April 24, 2020 10:11 PM (WyVLE)

What are you talking about?

Posted by: Kilroy wasn't here at April 24, 2020 10:32 PM (2DOZq)

147 Posted by: cfo mom at April 24, 2020 10:29 PM (RfzVr)

"Suck it up, Karen!"

Posted by: All Hail Eris, She-Wolf of the 'Ettes 'Ettes at April 24, 2020 10:32 PM (Dc2NZ)

148 Pffft. Like not lime. Effing phone.

Posted by: NZFrank with a M2 at April 24, 2020 10:32 PM (dGPsu)

149
I want to write something on the back of my head (the butt of the Depends) that expresses my displeasure with the situation. 5 words or less so it's big enough for folks to read it at social distance.

I know the ONT crowd will have some ideas. I have some thoughts, but I don't want to use bad language because old folks, kids.

Posted by: cfo mom at April 24, 2020 10:29 PM


write "N95" on it in big letters & people will ask you where you got it

Posted by: AltonJackson at April 24, 2020 10:32 PM (1NYtx)

150 More Casual Friday ONT Compliance Pics

https://tinyurl.com/ybfkt4ht

https://tinyurl.com/yak4pemu

https://tinyurl.com/ya585cj2

https://tinyurl.com/y85jts9r

https://tinyurl.com/ybujuej2

Posted by: kbdabear at April 24, 2020 10:32 PM (qAR6u)

151
...
Whitmer has ordered us to wear masks in all stores, but they can be home made. I made one out of a sample of Depends. It goes over my whole head like a ski mask and I peer out the leg holes. I want to write something on the back of my head (the butt of the Depends) that expresses my displeasure with the situation. 5 words or less so it's big enough for folks to read it at social distance.
...
Posted by: cfo mom at April 24, 2020 10:29 PM (RfzVr)
++++++++++++++
"Whitmer needs this more than me"

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 10:32 PM (hYcqw)

152 To one and all in ANZAC

Crisp

Hand Salute

Ready, Two.
Posted by: NaCly Dog


This.

Posted by: Diogenes at April 24, 2020 10:32 PM (axyOa)

153 nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 10:30 PM (+lVUW)

Amazon Nigeria ...

Posted by: Adriane the Shootin' BBall down by the Pool Critic ... at April 24, 2020 10:33 PM (LPnfS)

154 >>> Here's an idea, why don't YOU stay home and leave the rest of us the eff alone?
Posted by: Jordan61 at April 24, 2020 10:29 PM (OzQGF)

We're all in this together, don'tcha know?
Posted by: Robert at April



"We'll get through this, together. While we're apart."

Shoot me now.

Posted by: Turn Two at April 24, 2020 10:33 PM (iaX2H)

155 ! really want a mask like Clayton Moore.
Talk about pure CLASS!

Posted by: larro at April 24, 2020 10:33 PM (10GNe)

156 Man, it's Friday, which usually means Heavy Metal Night with the little girl, but my week has been pretty intense and metal already.

So, I decided to call an audible and make an impromptu "Rush Night" with lasagna as incentive to try something with a little less thrash than, say, Pantera.

That didn't cut any ice.

She calmly put her lasagna bowl down in the middle of "Spirit of Radio," and said "I'm going to ride my scooter. I'll see you later."

*sigh*

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at April 24, 2020 10:34 PM (BOr8Z)

157 So, I have a problem with my Amazon account. Here is the email I received from Amazon:

"We have suspend your access for temporarily because we need to verify your billing information."

Apparently "Amazon" has a literacy problem.
Posted by: nerdygirl
---
Sounds like s phishing scam...the wording always gives it away.

Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 24, 2020 10:34 PM (UUBmN)

158 "We'll get through this, together. While we're apart."

Shoot me now.
Posted by: Turn Two at April 24, 2020 10:33 PM (iaX2H)
++++++++++
#AloneTogether, Turn Two. #AloneTogether.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 10:34 PM (hYcqw)

159 Posted by: cfo mom at April 24, 2020 10:29 PM (RfzVr)

I dunno ... It depends on what you want to say, now doesn't it?

Posted by: Adriane the Shootin' BBall down by the Pool Critic ... at April 24, 2020 10:34 PM (LPnfS)

160 Cruz saw how Trump did it, and adapted.
Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 24, 2020 10:12 PM (u82oZ)


I hope he feeds those poor advisors. Locked in the basement and all.

Posted by: Kindltot at April 24, 2020 10:34 PM (WyVLE)

161 Ok Horde, help me out. I asked in the last thread, but it got lost in the shuffle.

Whitmer has ordered us to wear masks in all stores, but they can be home made. I made one out of a sample of Depends. It goes over my whole head like a ski mask and I peer out the leg holes. I want to write something on the back of my head (the butt of the Depends) that expresses my displeasure with the situation. 5 words or less so it's big enough for folks to read it at social distance.

I know the ONT crowd will have some ideas. I have some thoughts, but I don't want to use bad language because old folks, kids.
Posted by: cfo mom at April 24, 2020 10:29 PM (RfzVr)

"Epstein didn't..."

No, wait, that ones tired.

Posted by: Robert at April 24, 2020 10:34 PM (u8n08)

162 Whitmer has ordered us to wear masks in all stores, but they can be home made. I made one out of a sample of Depends. It goes over my whole head like a ski mask and I peer out the leg holes. I want to write something on the back of my head (the butt of the Depends) that expresses my displeasure with the situation. 5 words or less so it's big enough for folks to read it at social distance.

I know the ONT crowd will have some ideas. I have some thoughts, but I don't want to use bad language because old folks, kids.

Posted by: cfo mom


"Whitmer Style Butt Head" ?

It'll make the kids laugh, at least.

Posted by: mikeski at April 24, 2020 10:34 PM (P1f+c)

163 5 words or less so it's big enough for folks to read it at social distance.


*******

SCARED?

DEPENDS!

Posted by: Muldoon at April 24, 2020 10:34 PM (Fc5rx)

164 141 So, I have a problem with my Amazon account. Here is the email I received from Amazon:

"We have suspend your access for temporarily because we need to verify your billing information."

Apparently "Amazon" has a literacy problem.
Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 10:30 PM (+lVUW)

Um, you deal realize that's a phishing email, right?

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 24, 2020 10:35 PM (NWiLs)

165 She calmly put her lasagna bowl down in the middle of "Spirit of Radio," and said "I'm going to ride my scooter. I'll see you later."

*sigh*
Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at April 24, 2020 10:34 PM (BOr8Z)
+++++++++++
You should've seen this one coming. She has given you two major indicators that she won't be Rush-compatible:
1) She's a child
2) She's a girl

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 10:35 PM (hYcqw)

166 Posted by: kbdabear

I like the one who looks like a stacked and slutty Melissa Joan Heart.

Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at April 24, 2020 10:35 PM (SfYbS)

167 Um, you deal realize that's a phishing email, right?
Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 24, 2020 10:35 PM (NWiLs)
+++++++++++
I think that's why "Amazon" was in irony quotes.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 10:36 PM (hYcqw)

168 So, I have a problem with my Amazon account. Here is the email I received from Amazon:



"We have suspend your access for temporarily because we need to verify your billing information."



Apparently "Amazon" has a literacy problem.

Posted by: nerdygirl

---

Sounds like s phishing scam...the wording always gives it away.
----
I get at least three of those a week. It's a scam. Look at the email that sent it, it never has anything at all to do with amazon.

Posted by: Methos at April 24, 2020 10:36 PM (kOpft)

169 She calmly put her lasagna bowl down in the middle of "Spirit of Radio," and said "I'm going to ride my scooter. I'll see you later."

*sigh*
Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at April 24, 2020 10:34 PM (BOr8Z)

She denied the glory of Rush.

Disown her.

Posted by: Robert at April 24, 2020 10:36 PM (u8n08)

170 "We have suspend your access for temporarily because we need to verify your billing information."

Apparently "Amazon" has a literacy problem.
Posted by: nerdygirl




nigerians

never open emails from somebody you do not know

Posted by: not so at April 24, 2020 10:36 PM (HALdu)

171 fingers in the mouth loud whistly thing for the Boomtown Rats. Tip o the cap sir.

Posted by: Abiss at April 24, 2020 10:36 PM (Y8DtA)

172 >>>I can't un-see it.

I've heard of seeing faces and bunnies and trees in clouds, but seeing stuff in steak and broccoli is a new one. What you been drinkin'?

Posted by: cfo mom at April 24, 2020 10:36 PM (RfzVr)

173 What pisses me off is how the goalposts have been moved.

Initially, the justification for the shutdowns was that we wanted to "flatten the curve" - keep the number of daily cases low enough that the hospitals would not be overwhelmed by CCP virus cases.

That made sense - we didn't want to be like Lombardy, where everyone over 60 with CCP virus was left to die because the hospitals were so overwhelmed.

So, we succeeded magnificently - the emergency rooms in 95% of the country are nearly deserted.

So, we start relaxing the restrictions, because the hospitals can handle a lot more cases, right?

Well, no. In the blue states, we are now told that things have to be shut down until there is mass testing and contact tracing - which realistically will take perhaps a year to achieve. I don't think that the blue state governors think they can hold out that long, but the obvious intention is to crash the economy long enough to deny Trump reelection.

Bastards (and bitches).

Posted by: padog! at April 24, 2020 10:37 PM (I2/tG)

174 Fingerling potatoes aren't made from actual fingers, are they?

Posted by: Sundown Joe Biden at April 24, 2020 10:37 PM (XVuno)

175 Epstein didn't..."

No, wait, that ones tired.
Posted by: Robert at



On the butt side?


"Your lips go here Karen"

Posted by: Diogenes at April 24, 2020 10:37 PM (axyOa)

176 5 words or less so it's big enough for folks to read it at social distance.


MY WORLD'S
BEEN TURNED
UPSIDEDOWN

Posted by: Muldoon at April 24, 2020 10:37 PM (Fc5rx)

177 @GenFlynn 28 mins. ago

Flynn Declaration

https://tinyurl.com/y7l995zo


First time he's tweeted since Sept. of 2017!

Posted by: Tami < click for link to grammie's GFM at April 24, 2020 10:37 PM (cF8AT)

178 What pisses me off is how the goalposts have been moved.
---
Did you watch the video ace posted at the top of Q-cafe???

Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 24, 2020 10:38 PM (UUBmN)

179 Um, you deal realize that's a phishing email, right?
Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 24, 2020 10:35 PM (NWiLs)


I think she does because Amazon is in quotes ... but I have been wrong before ... confusing Conan O'Brian with Jimmy Kimmel e.g. ...

Posted by: Adriane the Shootin' BBall down by the Pool Critic ... at April 24, 2020 10:38 PM (LPnfS)

180 I know the ONT crowd will have some ideas. I have some thoughts, but I don't want to use bad language because old folks, kids.


Posted by: cfo mom at April 24, 2020 10:29 PM (RfzVr


I have a couple of N-95's from my home repair stuff (paint and plaster) so I am set. Since they didn't specify, you should be good (Gretchen will get her control in), although Menard's wants you to wear masks and were selling cloth ones for a $1 at the entrance. I had my own so HAHAHAHA!

Posted by: Mikey NTH - Gov. LePetomaine Wants Your Harumph at The Outrage Outlet! at April 24, 2020 10:38 PM (0QYMt)

181 Jordan
I tried to watch the idiots presser today.
He's a first order idiot. The construction trades, owners and unions obviously leaned on him.
He'd do anything for their cash and votes.
I know that the illegal crews have never slowed down around here. No one will say a word to them although a couple of Karens did call 911. They just kept working.

Posted by: Winston a dreg of society at April 24, 2020 10:38 PM (Eb+fP)

182 "We have suspend your access for temporarily because we need to verify your billing information."

No - in proper Nigerian English, it should be:

"We have suspend your access for temporarily because we need to verify the modalities of your billing information."

Posted by: The ARC of History! at April 24, 2020 10:38 PM (I2/tG)

183 Cruz saw how Trump did it, and adapted.
Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 24, 2020 10:12 PM (u82oZ)

I hope he feeds those poor advisors. Locked in the basement and all.
Posted by: Kindltot at April 24, 2020 10:34 PM (WyVLE

I don't know where you've been but Cruz has responded to his critics with biting or humorous wit through his career as a solicitor and Senator. Hell he read Dr Seuss on the floor of the Senate.

Posted by: Kilroy wasn't here at April 24, 2020 10:38 PM (2DOZq)

184 Saw Pantera 7 times. One of my favorite bands.

All the little ones should know all the tracks on Vulgar Display of Power and Far Beyond Driven.

Posted by: Mr Aspirin Factory at April 24, 2020 10:39 PM (xjOij)

185 >>>Adriane the Shootin' BBall down by the Pool Critic ... at April 24, 2020 10:34 PM

ISWYDT

Posted by: cfo mom at April 24, 2020 10:39 PM (RfzVr)

186 176 5 words or less so it's big enough for folks to read it at social distance.


MY WORLD'S
BEEN TURNED
UPSIDEDOWN
Posted by: Muldoon at April 24, 2020 10:37 PM (Fc5rx)

--------

That's the crappiest palindrome I've ever seen.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 24, 2020 10:39 PM (XVuno)

187 We have suspend your access for temporarily because we need to verify your billing information."

No - in proper Nigerian English, it should be:

"We have suspend your access for temporarily because we need to verify the modalities of your billing information."
Posted by: The ARC of History! at April



does anybody ever use the contraction "niglish" for Nigerian English?

Posted by: not so at April 24, 2020 10:40 PM (HALdu)

188 A man like Trump shitposting his way into the White House is funny. A man like Cruz shitposting his way into the Supreme Court is hysterical.

Posted by: BourbonChicken with a Face Colander at April 24, 2020 10:40 PM (LxTcq)

189 We need common sense citizen control.

Americans United Against Citizens

Posted by: Headless Body of Agnew at April 24, 2020 10:40 PM (e1mEI)

190 This state has brutal traffic enforcement under normal circumstances and drives a lot of bad blood.

That's interesting. In Michigan you're expected to exceed the speed limit. I used to think that 10 MPH was safe, but a cop's wife told me that 7 or 8 MPH over is safer. I've slowed down to the speed limit because a cruiser was behind me, they seem to be annoyed because they have to pass you.

When you cross the border into Ohio, people warn you that the speed limit might actually be enforced.

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 10:40 PM (+lVUW)

191
diaper mask
Front; pie entry
Rear; pie exit

Posted by: 13times at April 24, 2020 10:40 PM (K3B2k)

192 On the Depends mask:


WHAT A LOAD OF POOP!


(even 2-year-olds can say 'poop')

Posted by: Muldoon at April 24, 2020 10:40 PM (Fc5rx)

193 184 Saw Pantera 7 times. One of my favorite bands.

All the little ones should know all the tracks on Vulgar Display of Power and Far Beyond Driven.
Posted by: Mr Aspirin Factory at April 24, 2020 10:39 PM (xjOij)

I never got to see them in concert. Bummer.

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 24, 2020 10:40 PM (NWiLs)

194 does anybody ever use the contraction "niglish" for Nigerian English?
Posted by: not so at April 24, 2020 10:40 PM (HALdu)

*Icey stare*

Posted by: NAACP at April 24, 2020 10:41 PM (u8n08)

195 She calmly put her lasagna bowl down in the middle of "Spirit of Radio," and said "I'm going to ride my scooter. I'll see you later."

*sigh*
Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice

I'm developing a microchip that you can implant in the frontal cortex that will make the recipient a Rush fan.
I'll let you know when it's in beta.

Posted by: Dr. Krieger at April 24, 2020 10:41 PM (SfYbS)

196
1) She's a child
2) She's a girl
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 10:35 PM (hYcqw)

-------

Yeah but how many little girls will have a spastic freakout listening to VDOP? I just need to cultivate this a bit. She likes to rock, dude.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at April 24, 2020 10:41 PM (BOr8Z)

197 I would love to see Cruz on the Supreme Court.

Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 24, 2020 10:41 PM (UUBmN)

198 ISWYDT
Posted by: cfo mom at April 24, 2020 10:39 PM (RfzVr)


Guilty as charged ...
: -))

Posted by: Adriane the Shootin' BBall down by the Pool Critic ... at April 24, 2020 10:41 PM (LPnfS)

199 When your fingers they scooch
Up your intern's sweet cooch
That's a Biden

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 24, 2020 10:42 PM (XVuno)

200 I don't know where you've been but Cruz has responded to his critics with biting or humorous wit through his career as a solicitor and Senator. Hell he read Dr Seuss on the floor of the Senate.
Posted by: Kilroy wasn't here

And he can recite the Princess Bride.

Posted by: Infidel at April 24, 2020 10:42 PM (nvc6v)

201 NZFrank - visited TePapa for the Gallipoli exhibit. Cry I did.
I am collecting more and more Never Forgets - my mom and dad in Amsterdam during WWII, 9-11, Galllipoli, etc.

Posted by: SnailRacer at April 24, 2020 10:42 PM (exOBR)

202 When you cross the border into Ohio, people warn you that the speed limit might actually be enforced.

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 10:40 PM (+lVUW)



It is the only state with the death penalty for speeding.

Posted by: Mikey NTH - Gov. LePetomaine Wants Your Harumph at The Outrage Outlet! at April 24, 2020 10:43 PM (0QYMt)

203 I knew something was wrong with the popo in this country when they started buying surplus Soviet BTR's for "riot control".

You are talking about the 1033 Program. Its a corrupt and graft ridden path to put powerful weapons used in combat in the hands of LEOs for the purpose of subduing and killing as many civilians as possible.

After Ferguson Riots, the Obama administration through EO 13688 prohibited LEAs from obtaining weaponized aircraft, tracked armored vehicles, .50BMG and larger weapons and ammunition, grenade launchers, digital camo uniforms and bayonets. Because LEOs need bayonets, heavy artillery, tanks and grenades for enforcing Shelter At Home orders.

The EO also required training for other items like armored vehicles, drones, bombs/explosives and riot gear before those items could be acquired.

In his first year of office Trump undid Barry's EO so that once again LEAs can obtain weaponized aircraft, tanks, heavily artillery, grenades and bayonets - along with the usual bombs, riot gear and equipment for smashing down doors - this time without the pesky requirement of training.

Thanks Trump for militarizing the Domestic Police State so they can more effectively wipe out whole towns and villages like the pros in the military.

Posted by: 🐧 at April 24, 2020 10:43 PM (ks+s+)

204 That's the crappiest palindrome I've ever seen.
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 24, 2020 10:39 PM (XVuno)

LOL

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 24, 2020 10:43 PM (OzQGF)

205 does anybody ever use the contraction "niglish" for Nigerian English?
Posted by: not so at April 24, 2020 10:40 PM (HALdu)

I saw them once!

Morbid Angel was the opener.

Posted by: Robert at April 24, 2020 10:43 PM (u8n08)

206 Many local governments will be starved over lost revenue. Expect lots of ticketing

Posted by: Ignoramus at April 24, 2020 10:14 PM (9TdxA)


Yup, the very little driving I do now I see a quite a few cop cars sitting around waiting to pounce

Posted by: TheQuietMan at April 24, 2020 10:43 PM (utPRg)

207 Then there is my brother, police officer on the south side of Chicago,
where he says they don't even bother enforcing many laws, because they
know the prosecutors will not bother to prosecute.

In case you haven't seen it, here's a blog with lots of inside info.

http://secondcitycop.blogspot.com/

Posted by: dartist at April 24, 2020 10:43 PM (K22Va)

208 The Mayor of San Francisco, lying through her teeth:

We've had situations when things we've ordered that have gone through Customs were confiscated by FEMA to be diverted to other locations. We know everyone is dealing with a serious challenge. Through Customs, we've had situations where those items have been taken and put out on the market for the highest bidder, putting cities against cities and states against states.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at April 24, 2020 10:43 PM (I2/tG)

209 Saw Pantera 7 times. One of my favorite bands.

All the little ones should know all the tracks on Vulgar Display of Power and Far Beyond Driven.
Posted by: Mr Aspirin Factory

Imagine a boot stamping on a soiboi's face forever...
That's the sound of Pantera

Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at April 24, 2020 10:44 PM (SfYbS)

210 And he can recite the Princess Bride.
Posted by: Infidel at April 24, 2020 10:42 PM (nvc6v)

Yeah I heard him do it spontaneously on Carolla's podcast. I think he would be a good moron.

Posted by: Kilroy wasn't here at April 24, 2020 10:44 PM (2DOZq)

211 That's interesting. In Michigan you're expected to exceed the speed limit. I used to think that 10 MPH was safe, but a cop's wife told me that 7 or 8 MPH over is safer. I've slowed down to the speed limit because a cruiser was behind me, they seem to be annoyed because they have to pass you.
...
Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 10:40 PM (+lVUW)
+++++++++++++
I have to change my habits when I go to visit my folks in TN. There, the speed limit is more like loose guidance, and TN drivers treat the highways like thunderdome in the cities. The streets are fine, but the highways are a place you'd better come correct.

Driving through Nashville at the tail end of rush hour with heavy, dense traffic moving at 80 was ... unexpected. To go the speed limit in that case would be to court disaster.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 10:44 PM (hYcqw)

212 Posted by: Dr. Krieger at April 24, 2020 10:41 PM (SfYbS)

Whatever dude. I saw what you did to that bunny. And Len Trexler.

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 24, 2020 10:44 PM (OzQGF)

213 >>Whitmer has ordered us to wear masks in all stores, but they can be home made. I made one out of a sample of Depends. It goes over my whole head like a ski mask and I peer out the leg holes. I want to write something on the back of my head (the butt of the Depends) that expresses my displeasure with the situation. 5 words or less so it's big enough for folks to read it at social distance.

I know the ONT crowd will have some ideas. I have some thoughts, but I don't want to use bad language because old folks, kids.
Posted by: cfo mom

This is for Whitmer's shit.

Posted by: Aviator at April 24, 2020 10:45 PM (0FTCx)

214 What's scary is I get similar email from [my pastor], and somehow they must have had access to his email because parts of it matched his writing style. The first time I blew it off because I was pissed at him about something unrelated, and just never mentioned it. The second time I responded and it got as far as explaining "he" needed $500 in some manner of gift cards for some cancer victims he was visiting, so could I buy them and send him the ID (I'm not sure how that would even work).

What saved me the second time was that my actual (senior) pastor was skipping the Christmas Eve/Day services a couple days later because he was out sick with the regular flu (or so we assumed at the time, who knows now).

Posted by: Methos at April 24, 2020 10:45 PM (kOpft)

215 The Mayor of San Francisco, lying through her teeth:



So mayor, you're saying you have unreported income that the IRS should know about?

Posted by: Diogenes at April 24, 2020 10:46 PM (axyOa)

216 Good old autocomplete in my browser.

I was going to sockpuppet a dead person, and began typing "Zombie " in the Name box, and here's what shows up.

Zombie August Ferdinand Mobius
Zombie Bo Schembechler
Zombie Nostradamus
zombie Oscar Wilde
Zombie Pinochet

Posted by: Hands at April 24, 2020 10:46 PM (786Ro)

217 Zombie August Ferdinand Mobius
Zombie Bo Schembechler
Zombie Nostradamus
zombie Oscar Wilde
Zombie Pinochet
Posted by: Hands at April 24, 2020 10:46 PM (786Ro)
+++++++++++++
Good list.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 10:46 PM (hYcqw)

218 #fixthedamngovenor

Posted by: Van down by the river at April 24, 2020 10:47 PM (XhuAl)

219 I'm developing a microchip that you can implant in the frontal cortex that will make the recipient a Rush fan.
I'll let you know when it's in beta.


You mean you're going to put a silicon chip inside her head? No way that could go terribly wrong.

Posted by: Weirddave at April 24, 2020 10:48 PM (4rW0X)

220 And I don't know how the hell --- with all the
fucking Karens out there who have completely bought into this shit ---
we ever get things back to the normal we had just 6+ weeks ago.

Posted by: Clyde Shelton at April 24, 2020 10:16 PM (Do5/p)
I'm an optimistic sort by nature and also a born cynic. Also a magnificent realist. Truthfully it's difficult to pigeonhole me.

That said, I think we will find a level that is more normal than everyone thinks, quicker than everyone thinks. It's human nature. People want to live a certain way and there are enough of us that will just do it, especially as the virus burns out. They can't stop everyone from living their life forever. Yet.

Right now we are still in the fog of war. Most people can't judge shit with bullets flying by their head and explosions all around. There *appears* to be some kind of shifting balance of power, and also an attempt at obvious commie brainwashing which starts with rewiring our entire way of life. From the usual gaslighters.

But I don't think it's all going to be as easy as it seems to be right now. Most of the world is in some kind of lockdown, so that's where we are. Right now.

Yes, people have accepted it seemingly too willingly but they were shown and told there was an apparent danger. Worldwide. Accompanying the ratcheting of fear was the very legitimate suspicion that this is an ***engineered bioweapon*** designed and released by an enemy of the world. That has helped cow everyone and for what I would still call a very logical and sensible reason.

But we won't stay cowed forever. Water finds a level, same as freedom. Watch.

Posted by: ... at April 24, 2020 10:48 PM (b+qEC)

221 First time he's tweeted since Sept. of 2017!
Posted by: Tami
~~~~~

Thanks for that link, Tami.

Did you see #16? Sure sounds like those Covington attorneys he had originally were actually working for the FBI, not Flynn.

Posted by: IrishEi at April 24, 2020 10:49 PM (sGotD)

222 The Mayor of San Francisco, lying through her teeth:

You have some evidence that Customs and FEMA are seizing PPE shipments bound for San Francisco and selling them off to the highest bidder, snowflake?

You have manifests documenting when this happened?

Posted by: The ARC of History! at April 24, 2020 10:49 PM (I2/tG)

223 Can I get added to that list?

Posted by: Zombie Beau Biden at April 24, 2020 10:49 PM (u8n08)

224
Zombie Pinochet's first on my last. Mostly because I want to interview him with my dad, and time makes fools of us all.

After that, Zombie Etta James and Zombie Calvin Coolidge.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at April 24, 2020 10:49 PM (BOr8Z)

225 I just finished reading the entire ruling online.



The bitchslap was epic.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at April 24, 2020 10:03 PM (6gEC

---
today's denial of a stay was also brutal: basically, it'[s a page and a half of "LOLGF, Bracero."

Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 24, 2020 10:49 PM (dlZr1)

226 Ted scores a 4-bagger.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 24, 2020 10:50 PM (miJU3)

227 You mean you're going to put a silicon chip inside her head? No way that could go terribly wrong.

Posted by: Weirddave at April 24, 2020 10:48 PM (4rW0X)

No way at all.

Posted by: Cherry 2000 at April 24, 2020 10:50 PM (q1Pj5)

228 211 That's interesting. In Michigan you're expected to exceed the speed limit. I used to think that 10 MPH was safe, but a cop's wife told me that 7 or 8 MPH over is safer. I've slowed down to the speed limit because a cruiser was behind me, they seem to be annoyed because they have to pass you.
...
Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 10:40 PM (+lVUW)
+++++++++++++
I have to change my habits when I go to visit my folks in TN. There, the speed limit is more like loose guidance, and TN drivers treat the highways like thunderdome in the cities. The streets are fine, but the highways are a place you'd better come correct.

Driving through Nashville at the tail end of rush hour with heavy, dense traffic moving at 80 was ... unexpected. To go the speed limit in that case would be to court disaster.
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 10:44 PM (hYcqw)

last Monday I left DFW headed east on 1-20, it's always a pretty fast moving road, but this time it was really nice since traffic was so much lighter than usual, it's like it was 30 years ago. So I was feeling good with the open road and was cruising at about 90 (had 100 miles to go) I was able to hold there almost the whole way, but I did notice that at least 6 or 7 people passed me on the way, and one of them just blew by. It's why I was never worried about police, I had those guys running interference in front of me.

but the police were all obeying the stay at home orders that day.

Posted by: Tom Servo at April 24, 2020 10:50 PM (V2Yro)

229 I have to change my habits when I go to visit my folks in TN. There, the speed limit is more like loose guidance, and TN drivers treat the highways like thunderdome in the cities. The streets are fine, but the highways are a place you'd better come correct.

Driving through Nashville at the tail end of rush hour with heavy, dense traffic moving at 80 was ... unexpected. To go the speed limit in that case would be to court disaster.
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 10:44 PM (hYcqw)


You're welcome.

Posted by: Abiss at April 24, 2020 10:50 PM (Y8DtA)

230 Got 80 proof in the glass and 101 proof (Pantera) in the speakers right now.

Posted by: Mr Aspirin Factory at April 24, 2020 10:50 PM (xjOij)

231 >>Whitmer has ordered us to wear masks in all stores, but they can be home made.

How 'bout a Na'Lins style Mardi Gra mask - ribbens, bells, gauze, glitter ... the works?

Posted by: Adriane the Shootin' BBall down by the Pool Critic ... at April 24, 2020 10:50 PM (LPnfS)

232 I have:

Zombie Michael Jackson
Mitt Romney and Zombie John McCain

This box's memory clearly doesn't go back very far. I would love to see mine from minx.cc or better yet ace.mu.nu.

Posted by: ... at April 24, 2020 10:50 PM (b+qEC)

233 >Whitmer has ordered us to wear masks in all stores, but they can be home made. I made one out of a sample of Depends. It goes over my whole head like a ski mask and I peer out the leg holes. I want to write something on the back of my head (the butt of the Depends) that expresses my displeasure with the situation. 5 words or less so it's big enough for folks to read it at social distance.

Bane Voice: I was born into the dampness, molded by it. I did not see a pair of pants until I was already a man.

Posted by: BourbonChicken with a Face Colander at April 24, 2020 10:51 PM (LxTcq)

234 The modern left has always hated the police, going back to their radical roots in the 60s (remember the '68 Dem convention?).

............
I worked at the Conrad Hilton in the 60's in high school.. We then moved to the burbs, but my old boss there (valet department) asked me to come back and work the convention..
I've always kicked myself for not doing it. woulda been wild!

Posted by: Chi-Town Jerry at April 24, 2020 10:52 PM (CjFDo)

235 >>> I'm developing a microchip that you can implant in the frontal cortex that will make the recipient a Rush fan.
I'll let you know when it's in beta.

You mean you're going to put a silicon chip inside her head? No way that could go terribly wrong.
Posted by: Weirddave


Well, probably couldn't be worse.

Posted by: Rosemary K. at April 24, 2020 10:52 PM (iaX2H)

236 Since my company is going to make me wear a mask when I go back to work, I am considering how to decorate my cloth masks I ordered because I assumed my company would make me wear them.

My cousin is an artist. I am going to see if I get her to decorate them with clusters of red coronaviruses.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 10:52 PM (hYcqw)

237
But we won't stay cowed forever. Water finds a level, same as freedom. Watch.


*********

I tend to agree. It won't take a huge number of people going about their lives normally to encourage the fence sitters.

Posted by: Muldoon at April 24, 2020 10:52 PM (Fc5rx)

238 I worked at the Conrad Hilton in the 60's in high school.. We then moved to the burbs, but my old boss there (valet department) asked me to come back and work the convention..
I've always kicked myself for not doing it. woulda been wild!
Posted by: Chi-Town Jerry at April 24, 2020 10:52 PM (CjFDo)
+++++++++++++
Where do foreign dignitaries stay when they're visiting the USSR?

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 10:53 PM (hYcqw)

239 Did you see #16? Sure sounds like those Covington attorneys he had originally were actually working for the FBI, not Flynn.

Posted by: IrishEi at April 24, 2020 10:49 PM (sGotD)

Yep...slime. And to think of the 10' of thousands of dollars he wasted on them.

Posted by: Tami < click for link to grammie's GFM at April 24, 2020 10:53 PM (cF8AT)

240 So if Tom goes east out of Dallas at 90mph, and another 'ron heads west out of New Orleans at 75mph, how many pushups will RBG finish by 6PM?

Posted by: Diogenes at April 24, 2020 10:53 PM (axyOa)

241 So, I have a problem with my Amazon account. Here is the email I received from Amazon:

"We have suspend your access for temporarily because we need to verify your billing information."

Apparently "Amazon" has a literacy problem.

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 10:30 PM (+lVUW)


I love getting emails from 'companies' about problems with 'my' accounts when I don't have accounts with that company.

One has to wonder how many times such scams actually work.

Posted by: RickZ at April 24, 2020 10:54 PM (Y8PSl)

242 240 So if Tom goes east out of Dallas at 90mph, and another 'ron heads west out of New Orleans at 75mph, how many pushups will RBG finish by 6PM?
Posted by: Diogenes at April 24, 2020 10:53 PM (axyOa)

3

Posted by: Abiss at April 24, 2020 10:54 PM (Y8DtA)

243 But we won't stay cowed forever. Water finds a level, same as freedom. Watch.

----------


Mooooooooo.

Posted by: Meghan McCain at April 24, 2020 10:54 PM (XVuno)

244 Whitmer: Abortion is life sustaining. Of course putting off medical procedures that don't involve killing babies is totally okay.

I hate that bitch.

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 10:54 PM (+lVUW)

245 So if Tom goes east out of Dallas at 90mph, and another 'ron heads west out of New Orleans at 75mph, how many pushups will RBG finish by 6PM?
Posted by: Diogenes at April 24, 2020 10:53 PM (axyOa)


Clyde brings the green hat, because that's the only present left.

Posted by: Adriane the Shootin' BBall down by the Pool Critic ... at April 24, 2020 10:55 PM (LPnfS)

246 Take a drive through Hotlanta for a nerve-racking, close to pant-shitting experience.

Light your ass on fire and hit the gas.

Posted by: Mr Aspirin Factory at April 24, 2020 10:55 PM (xjOij)

247 President Jarrett tooled up the police forces with wartime munitions for a reason.

Posted by: ... at April 24, 2020 10:55 PM (b+qEC)

248 Mooooooooo.
Posted by: Meghan McCain at April 24, 2020 10:54 PM (XVuno)

How YOU doing?

Posted by: Mohammed at April 24, 2020 10:55 PM (u8n08)

249 Posted by: Meghan McCain

How YOU doin?

Posted by: Capt. Ahab at April 24, 2020 10:55 PM (SfYbS)

250 Depends mask:

THIS

STINKS!!

Posted by: Muldoon at April 24, 2020 10:55 PM (Fc5rx)

251 Mooooooooo.

Posted by: Meghan McCain at April 24, 2020 10:54 PM (XVuno)

Every rule has exemptions.

Posted by: ... at April 24, 2020 10:55 PM (b+qEC)

252 LMAO

Posted by: ... at April 24, 2020 10:56 PM (b+qEC)

253 Whitmer: Abortion is life sustaining. Of course putting off medical procedures that don't involve killing babies is totally okay.

I hate that bitch.
Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 10:54 PM (+lVUW)

----------

Anything that inhibits the killing of babies will crash the economy, bro,.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 24, 2020 10:56 PM (XVuno)

254 211 That's interesting. In Michigan you're expected to exceed the speed
limit. I used to think that 10 MPH was safe, but a cop's wife told me
that 7 or 8 MPH over is safer. I've slowed down to the speed limit
because a cruiser was behind me, they seem to be annoyed because they
have to pass you.

...

Posted by: nerdygirl

.............
My last job, I visited school districts all over Michigan.
I would speed in the right lane and let the other idiots speed a little fast in the left lane.. the cops always got those idiots.. I laughed..
This was back when Mich Patrol cars had those huge single lights on top of the cars..
good times.. good times..

Posted by: Chi-Town Jerry at April 24, 2020 10:56 PM (CjFDo)

255 One has to wonder how many times such scams actually work.
Posted by: RickZ at April 24, 2020 10:54 PM (Y8PSl)
++++++++++++++
My folks are pretty savvy but sometimes they almost fall for the better ones. They always called me for advice and I always gave them the same advice: "Assume it's crap and that they're trying to rob you. If you're worried about, do *NOT* click any links or call any phone numbers in the E-Mail. Open a new tab and go directly to the site (PayPal, Amazon, whatever), log in and look to see if you have any alerts. You probably won't, because these are all scams."

This is what they do now. Just treat *everything* as if it is attempted fraud and go directly to the source.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 10:56 PM (hYcqw)

256 >>Ted scores a 4-bagger.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon

He did Whitmer!?!

Posted by: Aviator at April 24, 2020 10:56 PM (0FTCx)

257 Depends mask:

THIS
STINKS!!

Muldoon at April 24, 2020 10:55 PM (Fc5rx)


Dang, you're good ...

Posted by: Adriane the Shootin' BBall down by the Pool Critic ... at April 24, 2020 10:57 PM (LPnfS)

258 I love getting emails from 'companies' about problems with 'my' accounts when I don't have accounts with that company.

One has to wonder how many times such scams actually work.
Posted by: RickZ at April 24, 2020 10:54 PM (Y8PSl)


You might be surprised how many emails I get from the "mail administration team" at stoatnet.org, to my stoatnet.org address, about how my stoatnet.org email account is over quota, and I should log in to such and such link to unlock it.

I've been the sole owner, system administrator, and domain holder since 2012. I think AltonJackson is the only other person who even has a mail account, so he can get and send MIMoMe-related stuff.

Posted by: hogmartin at April 24, 2020 10:57 PM (t+qrx)

259 248 Mooooooooo.
Posted by: Meghan McCain at April 24, 2020 10:54 PM (XVuno)

How YOU doing?
Posted by: Mohammed at April 24, 2020 10:55 PM (u8n0

249 Posted by: Meghan McCain

How YOU doin?
Posted by: Capt. Ahab at April 24, 2020 10:55 PM (SfYbS)
+++++++++++
The horde mind is a helluva thing.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 10:57 PM (hYcqw)

260 99
MAGNIFICO (oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh)!

FIFY

Posted by: stumck at April 24, 2020 10:57 PM (uksaT)

261 240 So if Tom goes east out of Dallas at 90mph, and another 'ron heads west out of New Orleans at 75mph, how many pushups will RBG finish by 6PM?

Posted by: Diogenes at April 24, 2020 10:53 PM (axyOa)


One handed or regular push ups?

Posted by: Mikey NTH - Gov. LePetomaine Wants Your Harumph at The Outrage Outlet! at April 24, 2020 10:57 PM (0QYMt)

262 120 And I don't know how the hell --- with all the fucking Karens out there who have completely bought into this shit --- we ever get things back to the normal we had just 6+ weeks ago.
Posted by: Clyde Shelton


Interestingly, it seems to be younger people who are accepting of this shit. It used to be the younger people who were rebellious.

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 10:57 PM (+lVUW)

263
Zombie Audie Murphy would be cool to meet, too. Or Zombie Dick Bong.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at April 24, 2020 10:57 PM (BOr8Z)

264 Mooooooooo.
Posted by: Meghan McCain


How YOU doing?

Posted by: Enumclaw Man at April 24, 2020 10:58 PM (786Ro)

265 And to think of the 10' of thousands of dollars he wasted on them.
Posted by: Tami
~~~~~

$3 million +

Posted by: IrishEi at April 24, 2020 10:58 PM (sGotD)

266 *raises tea*
Posted by: hogmartin at April 24, 2020 10:13 PM (t+qrx)

Raises a Guinness.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 24, 2020 10:58 PM (miJU3)

267 He did Whitmer!?!

Posted by: Aviator at April 24, 2020 10:56 PM (0FTCx)

That's better than Ted's by several Cecil Fielder moonshots.

Posted by: ... at April 24, 2020 10:59 PM (b+qEC)

268
This made me laugh out loud. Ichiro Matsui, mayor of Osaka, in Japan has outraged feminists and womyns in general. He suggested that, in light of the coronavirus, men should do the grocery shopping, since women take forever and can't make up their minds. Men, however, *when told what to get* he added, will go right in and out.

This triggered a shitstorm.

He's not wrong, and if I ever meet the man, I'm gonna shake his hand.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 24, 2020 10:59 PM (f1Vqw)

269 I thought Enumclaw Man was killed by a horse?

Posted by: Winston a dreg of society at April 24, 2020 10:59 PM (Eb+fP)

270 Your Windows pro-tip for the night:
If you want to call up item properties in Windows Explorer, you don't have to right-click and then click on "Properties." Using the key combination ALT+ENTER will bring up the Properties window.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 11:00 PM (hYcqw)

271 President Jarrett tooled up the police forces with wartime munitions for a reason.

Actually it was the opposite. President Jarrett stopped the flow of war materiel to the local PDs.

It was Trump who restored the transfer of heavy weapons and WMD to LEOs. What police department doesn't need an AC-130 ?

Posted by: 🐧 at April 24, 2020 11:00 PM (ks+s+)

272 214 What's scary is I get similar email from [my pastor], and somehow they must have had access to his email because parts of it matched his writing style. The first time I blew it off because I was pissed at him about something unrelated, and just never mentioned it. The second time I responded and it got as far as explaining "he" needed $500 in some manner of gift cards for some cancer victims he was visiting, so could I buy them and send him the ID (I'm not sure how that would even work).

What saved me the second time was that my actual (senior) pastor was skipping the Christmas Eve/Day services a couple days later because he was out sick with the regular flu (or so we assumed at the time, who knows now).
Posted by: Methos at April 24, 2020 10:45 PM (kOpft)

my brother helps run a charitable organization, one which has a Pastor overseeing it. They got some emails to accounts that should not have been public, that sounded exactly like the Pastor's tone - somebody had definitely hacked into their system. Luckily he recognized it and warned everyone except one guy who was very nice but not very bright, and that employee decided that if the Pastor was telling him to go buy 2 $250 Google Play Cards and mail them to some address (which turned out to be a drop box under a fake name), well he should go do it. At least he was stopped before he put the envelope in the mail!

Posted by: Tom Servo at April 24, 2020 11:00 PM (V2Yro)

273 This triggered a shitstorm.

He's not wrong, and if I ever meet the man, I'm gonna shake his hand.
Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 24, 2020 10:59 PM (f1Vqw)
+++++++++++
HAHAHHA. Let the memeing begin!

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 11:00 PM (hYcqw)

274 >>Whitmer has ordered us to wear masks in all stores, but they can be home made. I made one out of a sample of Depends.

Posted by: cfo mom


Just Avoiding Whitmer's Poo ...

Posted by: Adriane the Shootin' BBall down by the Pool Critic ... at April 24, 2020 11:01 PM (LPnfS)

275 I'd love to have an AC-130.

Posted by: Robert at April 24, 2020 11:01 PM (u8n08)

276 You mean you're going to put a silicon chip inside her head? No way that could go terribly wrong.

Posted by: Weirddave





Well, probably couldn't be worse.

Posted by: Rosemary K. at April 24, 2020 10:52 PM (iaX2H)

It might even work.

Posted by: Stepford Men's Social Club at April 24, 2020 11:02 PM (q1Pj5)

277 Interestingly, it seems to be younger people who are accepting of this shit. It used to be the younger people who were rebellious.
Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 10:57 PM (+lVUW)

That was our generation. Somehow we've raised a generation of Karens and Nancy-boys.

Posted by: Tom Servo at April 24, 2020 11:02 PM (V2Yro)

278 >>> $3 million +
Posted by: IrishEi

I hope he has some type of defense fund. Or maybe getting some support from an anonymous billionaire donor. Seems to be how it is always done with the Dems.

Posted by: Turn Two at April 24, 2020 11:02 PM (iaX2H)

279 Are the silicon chips kettle-style? I prefer jalapeno flavor, please.

Posted by: Cicero Kaboom! Kid, at April 24, 2020 11:02 PM (Vy7tf)

280 275 I'd love to have an AC-130.
Posted by: Robert at April 24, 2020 11:01 PM (u8n0

------

They're good against hobos.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 24, 2020 11:03 PM (XVuno)

281 Word. I ordered some freeze dried food that will last 25 years in storage the other day online. Alcohol MAY have been involved... Seemed like a REALLY good deal at the time. It showed up today via FedEx. There is quite a bit of it (two LARGE tubs), and the wife asked how much I spent.

I have not told her yet, but it was just over $350.00. Worth it if we can't get food elsewhere, but still....

Posted by: TXMarko at April 24, 2020 11:03 PM (HNJW+)

282 Oy.

Chores to do,
before the night is thru ...

Everybody have fun tonight.
Everybody wang chung tonight ...

Posted by: Adriane the Shootin' BBall down by the Pool Critic ... at April 24, 2020 11:03 PM (LPnfS)

283
It might even work.
Posted by: Stepford Men's Social Club at April 24, 2020 11:02 PM (q1Pj5)

LOL, I knew where you were headed even before I read that nick!

Posted by: Tom Servo at April 24, 2020 11:04 PM (V2Yro)

284 Depends mask:

Write this upside down:

↓ THIS SIDE UP ↓

Posted by: Muldoon at April 24, 2020 11:04 PM (Fc5rx)

285 Especially hobos driving technicals.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 24, 2020 11:04 PM (XVuno)

286 I tried to watch the idiots presser today.
He's a first order idiot.

Posted by: Winston a dreg of society at April 24, 2020 10:38 PM (Eb+fP)

My favorite was when he said 61% of the state thinks we need to stay locked down? Who TF did he ask? Nobody outside of King County, I'm guessing.

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 24, 2020 11:04 PM (OzQGF)

287 Hubby shopping online whilst drunk resulted in 6 large boxes of beach towels on the doorstep. ("They were on sale!!")

Posted by: LASue at April 24, 2020 11:05 PM (Ed8Zd)

288 It was Trump who restored the transfer of heavy weapons and WMD to LEOs. What police department doesn't need an AC-130 ?

Posted by: at April 24, 2020 11:00 PM (ks+s+)


Sorry man. Can't trust a bird that can't f'ing fly.

Posted by: Abiss at April 24, 2020 11:05 PM (Y8DtA)

289 He's not wrong, and if I ever meet the man, I'm gonna shake his hand.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 24, 2020 10:59 PM (f1Vqw)


Shopping is a mission, not a personal spirit quest.

Posted by: Mikey NTH - Gov. LePetomaine Wants Your Harumph at The Outrage Outlet! at April 24, 2020 11:05 PM (0QYMt)

290 Found my old iPod today. It's been sitting around without a charge for years. Plugged it into my machine and it came to life!
Now listening to AFI "Silver and Cold" off the iPod via Rythmbox.

Posted by: Blanco Basura - Green Chili fan at April 24, 2020 11:05 PM (xkSJa)

291 Interestingly, it seems to be younger people who are
accepting of this shit. It used to be the younger people who were
rebellious.

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 10:57 PM (+lVUW)

The ones who seem to be most accepting are ones whose lives haven't changed much, whose jobs are perfectly safe or non-existent, who think it's going to hurt Trump and want him gone, or who have Facebook envy and are getting a perverted satisfaction from seeing people's lives get fucked over.

Being trapped inside with video games, the internet and takeout is pretty cool with a lot of people, especially younger people.

Posted by: ... at April 24, 2020 11:05 PM (b+qEC)

292 I want a claymore mask that says, THIS SIDE TOWARD ENEMY.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 24, 2020 11:05 PM (XVuno)

293 "Question: If someone is a psycho at 16, is she likely to be cured 40 years later?"

Short answer: No. Once a psycho always a psycho.

Long answer: If a psycho *seems* cured 40 years later, they've either learned how to get along in society even though they don't share any true emotional connections with anyone, or they were never truly a psycho to begin with.

About 2 to 3% of people, mostly males, are real psychopaths or sociopaths. Real psychos develop early from unknown causes and share certain traits in young childhood, even though their psychopathy often isn't apparent until late teens or later. However a well adjusted psychopath can often get along well in life, not harm anyone, and even achieve great things because they're not encumbered by a pesky conscience. It's the ones who get enjoyment from hurting others who are a danger to society.

Posted by: Starboardhelm at April 24, 2020 11:06 PM (hOtJL)

294 That dang face in the Porterhouse is going to haunt my dreams!

Posted by: Muldoon at April 24, 2020 11:06 PM (Fc5rx)

295 I have not told her yet, but it was just over $350.00. Worth it if we can't get food elsewhere, but still....
Posted by: TXMarko at April 24, 2020 11:03 PM (HNJW+)

Totally worth it. I have a bunch myself, although I bought it a little at a time, not all at once.

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 24, 2020 11:06 PM (OzQGF)

296 Hey everybody.

I hope Conan saw the tweet from Ted Cruz...

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 24, 2020 11:07 PM (L2ZTs)

297 164 141 So, I have a problem with my Amazon account. Here is the email I received from Amazon:

"We have suspend your access for temporarily because we need to verify your billing information."

Apparently "Amazon" has a literacy problem.
Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 10:30 PM (+lVUW)

Um, you deal realize that's a phishing email, right?
Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo


Well, yeah. The next sentence told me I needed to "update my account information". I'm pretty sure that they were going to ask for my bank account info. I've also gotten suspicious emails from Visa, also, some weird emails that promised me over a hundred million dollars.

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 11:07 PM (+lVUW)

298 Shopping is a mission, not a personal spirit quest.
Posted by: Mikey NTH - Gov. LePetomaine Wants Your Harumph at The Outrage Outlet! at April 24, 2020 11:05 PM (0QYMt)
++++++++++++
This is how I view it. I learned that from my dad. Interestingly, though, it isn't that way anymore. Back in the early aughts, he suffered a grievous head trauma. He nearly died. His doctors were a bunch of magicians who saved his life, but he had a long convalescence and rehab (took about a year before he was mostly normal, and about two years before he was 100%).

He had only one noticeable personality change: he now enjoys shopping. He is no longer the "man on a mission" when he goes into a store. He likes to linger, take his time and just shop.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 11:07 PM (hYcqw)

299 Husband drunk shopping resulted in a guitar and amp that should be here Tuesday! Never mind, he wasn't drunk, but the amp and guitar will still be here Tuesday...

Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 24, 2020 11:07 PM (UUBmN)

300 Why is that porterhouse staring at me?

Posted by: Fritz at April 24, 2020 11:07 PM (95j/9)

301 Interestingly, it seems to be younger people who are accepting of this shit. It used to be the younger people who were rebellious.

Its the soy.

Many are incapable of acting without consulting others or seeking group approval. For example, a local real-estate agent when showing homes to Mills rents a club can because the potential buyer needs the approval of his/her peers before taking any action.

I remember telling a crude joke in the presence of a couple young guys. They didn't know how to react, so they looked at each, reading the other's expression trying to get a clue on how they are supposed to react.

Its sort of like dogs. When approaching a stranger the dog is tuned in to the owner's reaction, no matter how subtle. if she is slightly scared of the stranger, the dog can pick this up either in reading her expression, or a change in the leash tension, or something. Based on this the dog would kick in to the rewarded defense mode.

Right now, the propaganda apparatus is working full time to reward subservience and enslavement. This generation is incapable of making decisions on their own or even knowing how to react to a given situation - they need guidance at every level.

Then they become indisputable experts on whatever new position they have been assigned.

Posted by: 🐧 at April 24, 2020 11:07 PM (ks+s+)

302 Actually it was the opposite. President Jarrett stopped the flow of war materiel to the local PDs.



It was Trump who restored the transfer of heavy weapons and WMD to LEOs. What police department doesn't need an AC-130 ?





Posted by: at April 24, 2020 11:00 PM (ks+s+)

So that was all fake news from 2011 to 2015? I mean I supposed anything's possible, but I remember story after story of local PD's tooling up, while Trump was still hosting a game show.

Posted by: ... at April 24, 2020 11:08 PM (b+qEC)

303 Husband drunk shopping resulted in a guitar and amp that should be here Tuesday! Never mind, he wasn't drunk, but the amp and guitar will still be here Tuesday...
Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 24, 2020 11:07 PM (UUBmN)

---------

Make sure you post a video as soon as he masters the Forbidden Riff.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 24, 2020 11:08 PM (XVuno)

304 Why is that porterhouse staring at me?
Posted by: Fritz at April 24, 2020 11:07 PM (95j/9)


It's leering at you with its big rib eye!

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 24, 2020 11:08 PM (L2ZTs)

305 299 Husband drunk shopping resulted in a guitar and amp that should be here Tuesday! Never mind, he wasn't drunk, but the amp and guitar will still be here Tuesday...
Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 24, 2020 11:07 PM (UUBmN)

I'm pretty sure you're husband and I are best friends in meat space.

Posted by: Abiss at April 24, 2020 11:08 PM (Y8DtA)

306 281 Word. I ordered some freeze dried food that will last 25 years in storage the other day online. Alcohol MAY have been involved... Seemed like a REALLY good deal at the time. It showed up today via FedEx. There is quite a bit of it (two LARGE tubs), and the wife asked how much I spent.

I have not told her yet, but it was just over $350.00. Worth it if we can't get food elsewhere, but still....
Posted by: TXMarko at April 24, 2020 11:03 PM (HNJW+

Skwerl Jerkey will last until someone eats it.

Posted by: Cicero Kaboom! Kid, at April 24, 2020 11:08 PM (Vy7tf)

307 Make sure you post a video as soon as he masters the Forbidden Riff.
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 24, 2020 11:08 PM (XVuno)

The dreaded "Brown Note"?

Posted by: Abiss at April 24, 2020 11:09 PM (Y8DtA)

308 I want a claymore mask that says, THIS SIDE TOWARD ENEMY.

https://preview.tinyurl.com/yce53qfz

Posted by: Blanco Basura - Green Chili fan at April 24, 2020 11:09 PM (xkSJa)

309 lin-duh, LOL.

I was able to get a nice guitar-amp setup last year for not too much money. Again, I (heart) zZounds.

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 24, 2020 11:09 PM (L2ZTs)

310 Cicero (@cicero)

That'd be a good mask. Instead of saying hello, ask; "Are you an enemy?"

you should CC with that mask.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 24, 2020 11:10 PM (u82oZ)

311 Abiss, thanks for telling me about the Canon R5 in the last thread. I'm already in love with it :-)

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 24, 2020 11:10 PM (L2ZTs)

312 I'm developing a microchip that you can implant in the frontal cortex that will make the recipient a Rush fan.

I'll let you know when it's in beta.



You mean you're going to put a silicon chip inside her head? No way that could go terribly wrong.

Posted by: Weirddave





Well, probably couldn't be worse.

Posted by: Rosemary K. at April 24, 2020 10:52 PM (iaX2H)

---
true dat!

what could be worse than being forced into being a fan of that lousy band and their shitty "music"?

Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 24, 2020 11:10 PM (dlZr1)

313 I thought Enumclaw Man was killed by a horse?

Posted by: Winston a dreg of society at April 24, 2020 10:59 PM (Eb+fP)



I thought it was Mutual.

Posted by: Kindltot at April 24, 2020 11:10 PM (WyVLE)

314 Entertainment Trending
David Dobrik
53.8K Tweets
Trending in United States
Jake Fromm
4,561 Tweets
Politics Trending
#TrumpIsALaughingStock
97K Tweets
Football Trending
Aaron Jones
5,241 Tweets
Sports Trending
Belichick
32.5K Tweets
NFL Draft
Patriots' Bill Belichick's dog takes charge in NFL Draft

Hey, kb, is there any way you can edit those faggoty bullshit "trends" off your page? I know you didn't put them there, you have too much class for that. Twatter is evil. As is Assbook.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 24, 2020 11:10 PM (miJU3)

315 Make a list of the Karens. It's good to know who will be the Stasi informants. It wold be a shame if their houses were to spontaneously combust about 3AM. With the doors chained shut.

Posted by: butch at April 24, 2020 11:11 PM (hXu8T)

316 I get at least three of those a week. It's a scam. Look at the email that sent it, it never has anything at all to do with amazon.
Posted by: Methos


I've gotten some from Visa that look very authentic. I once got a suspicious email that used the name of a relative of mine. I don't trust anyone.

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 11:11 PM (+lVUW)

317 I had someone on Facebook try to tell me that 80 isn't old. These people are delusional.

Posted by: Notsothoreau at April 24, 2020 11:11 PM (Lqy/e)

318 Many are incapable of acting without consulting others or seeking group approval. For example, a local real-estate agent when showing homes to Mills rents a club can because the potential buyer needs the approval of his/her peers before taking any action.
...
Posted by: {penguin emoji} at April 24, 2020 11:07 PM (ks+s+)
++++++++++++
That's weird. When I go looking for a new apartment, I will ask my brother or my oldest friend to go look at a place with me, as I want to know if they see something I don't that would be a deal-breaker that I didn't notice. But I couldn't see taking a troupe of people along with me to gauge the herd assessment before making a choice. I more want a second set of eyes for things I am not considering that might make the place a crappy place to live.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 11:11 PM (hYcqw)

319 Cameras are like women for me.

I fall in love with them, but then they price me out of the market. :-P

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 24, 2020 11:11 PM (L2ZTs)

320 Have a great night, everyone.

Sweet dreams of freedom for all.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 24, 2020 11:11 PM (u82oZ)

321 We need to create a club: SEEK.

(Society to Eradicate Every Karen)

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 24, 2020 11:12 PM (L2ZTs)

322 https://preview.tinyurl.com/yce53qfz
Posted by: Blanco Basura - Green Chili fan at April 24, 2020 11:09 PM (xkSJa)
+++++++++++
That's awesome.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 11:12 PM (hYcqw)

323 I know Jordan.
It's just more bull shit. CNN polls, yeah, they ask everybody in the studio that wants to keep their job.
He had one a couple of weeks ago, now memory holed, that said 74% approved that jackass.
Crap then, crap now.

Posted by: Winston a dreg of society at April 24, 2020 11:12 PM (Eb+fP)

324 Goodnight Salty.

I'm outta here myself.

Endeavour to Persevere!

Posted by: Muldoon at April 24, 2020 11:12 PM (Fc5rx)

325 Thanks for the ONT.

There have been some bright spots as far as law enforcement. Seems to be primarily at the Sheriff level though.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 24, 2020 11:12 PM (A5zUN)

326 >>Interestingly, it seems to be younger people who are accepting of this shit. It used to be the younger people who were rebellious.
Posted by: nerdygirl

At my place the doctors that had been around awhile were skeptical from the beginning, but the younger ones recently out of training were running around with their hair on fire "OMG we are all going to die!"

Posted by: Aviator at April 24, 2020 11:13 PM (0FTCx)

327 Cameras are like women for me.

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 24, 2020 11:11 PM (L2ZTs)
You point them at yourself and then they flash you?

Posted by: ... at April 24, 2020 11:13 PM (b+qEC)

328 So that was all fake news from 2011 to 2015? I mean I supposed anything's possible, but I remember story after story of local PD's tooling up, while Trump was still hosting a game show.

Search under: What you need to know about Executive Order 13688 (policeone.com)

Granted it was written in mid 2016, but this was post Ferguson. So many departments went on an acquisition frenzy since they assumed Hitlary would win in November so they hit the military supply houses like terrified civilians horde toilet paper and bottled water in the face of any near future emergency.

Posted by: 🐧 at April 24, 2020 11:13 PM (ks+s+)

329 Remember remember the 5th of November

Posted by: V for Vendetta at April 24, 2020 11:13 PM (oYFyv)

330 ..., I wish!!

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 24, 2020 11:13 PM (L2ZTs)

331 Men, however, *when told what to get* he added, will go right in and out.

-----

Dude... this phenomenon has led to more arguments with the different women in my life, more than anything.

Before smartphones, I'd make a list on a Post-It, just like my mother taught me, buy the things, cross them off, and leave after paying.

After smartphones, it's even better. I can make lists categorized by part of store, with checkboxes, indents, contingent lists of other ingredients, and so on; the whole thing is awesome and I can sweep through the store efficiently using a simple notepad app.

But every woman I've ever been with violently abhors this practice. They refuse to even consider the idea that they should possibly navigate a supermarket in a planned way, instead of just roaming through it like a lion in the Serengeti.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at April 24, 2020 11:13 PM (BOr8Z)

332
Now listening to AFI "Silver and Cold" off the iPod via Rythmbox.
Posted by: Blanco Basura - Green Chili fan at April 24, 2020 11:05 PM (xkSJa)

"silver, blue and gold" - more my style:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2btN_C_LEME

Posted by: Tom Servo at April 24, 2020 11:14 PM (V2Yro)

333 Posted by: penguin emoji at April 24, 2020 11:13 PM (ks+s+)

Thanks

Posted by: ... at April 24, 2020 11:14 PM (b+qEC)

334 $3 million +

Posted by: IrishEi at April 24, 2020 10:58 PM (sGotD)

After I typed that I thought that's waaaay off.

Holy crap!

Posted by: Tami < click for link to grammie's GFM at April 24, 2020 11:14 PM (cF8AT)

335 That's awesome.

What I find hilarious is that the place selling it is in Taiwan.

Posted by: Blanco Basura - Green Chili fan at April 24, 2020 11:14 PM (xkSJa)

336 {{{{Horde}}}}

Is it safe for me to post again?

Posted by: westminsterdogshow at April 24, 2020 11:14 PM (/UQ/R)

337 Cameras are like women for me.

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 24, 2020 11:11 PM (L2ZTs)
You point them at yourself and then they flash you?

Posted by: ... at April 24, 2020 11:13 PM (b+qEC)
++++++++++++++
I point them at myself and they shatter.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 11:15 PM (hYcqw)

338 Well, it has been about 8 years since he last bought a guitar. This will be his third. He has a cycle, really expensive ham radio equipment, moderately priced camera equipment, moderately priced bicycle and accessories, and the newest electronics. Ok, the electronic are an on going problem. Everything else is about an 8 year cycle....

Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 24, 2020 11:15 PM (UUBmN)

339
319 Cameras are like women for me.

I fall in love with them, but then they price me out of the market. :-P
Posted by: qdpsteve at April 24, 2020 11:11 PM (L2ZTs)

----------

I was really obsessed by photography a decade ago. I collected tons of accessories and expensive glass. Then I decided, lugging all this crap around on vacation doesn't really give me much better results than carrying a recent iphone. The camera gear has graced the guest room closet upstairs ever since.

I really need to get rid of it. I got some nice stuff up there.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 24, 2020 11:15 PM (XVuno)

340 lin-duh, he sounds like my kind of guy :-)

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 24, 2020 11:16 PM (L2ZTs)

341 more want a second set of eyes for things I am not considering that might make the place a crappy place to live.

A second set of eyes make eminent sense. Taking a van full of potential competitors is something entirely else.

Posted by: 🐧 at April 24, 2020 11:16 PM (ks+s+)

342 kindltot
I believe the horse survived, the ?guy? not so much.
The same people who allowed that in Enumclaw were busted a few years later outside of Bellingham for doing the same stuff.

Posted by: Winston a dreg of society at April 24, 2020 11:16 PM (Eb+fP)

343 "silver, blue and gold" - more my style:
Got that on CD somewhere. Probably up at the lair.

Posted by: Blanco Basura - Green Chili fan at April 24, 2020 11:16 PM (xkSJa)

344 I had someone on Facebook try to tell me that 80 isn't old. These people are delusional.

Donald Trump was 70 years, 220 days old when inaugurated - the oldest President when inaugurated ever. (About six months older than Reagan.)

Joe Biden, if he wins, will be 78 years and about six weeks old when inaugurated - more than seven years older than Trump was.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at April 24, 2020 11:17 PM (I2/tG)

345 Hey qdpsteve, you were asking about integrated video at the end of the last thread: if the system profiler lists the VRAM quantity as "dynamic (max)", that means that it is shared with system RAM because it's an integrated GPU. If you have 16GB system RAM, you actually have 16 less what the GPU happens to be demanding at any given time. If it lists the VRAM as "total", then it's a discrete GPU with its own dedicated RAM.

HTH.

Posted by: hogmartin at April 24, 2020 11:17 PM (t+qrx)

346 Yep...slime. And to think of the 10' of thousands of dollars he wasted on them.

Posted by: Tami

Tens of thousands? More like millions.

That whole Covington firm should be disbarred and forced into bankruptcy. At worst. At best involves rope necklaces and trap doors.

Posted by: RickZ at April 24, 2020 11:17 PM (Y8PSl)

347 I always figured that if *everybody* else likes something it must be boring as hell.

Posted by: Tom Servo at April 24, 2020 11:17 PM (V2Yro)

348 It might be the six weeks of not seeing a female talking, but nerd-core-hip-hop-lady is a one.

Also,
Ordering under the influence of ambien > ordering while drunk

Posted by: Chuck C at April 24, 2020 11:18 PM (r6GXX)

349 Well, it has been about 8 years since he last bought a guitar. This will
be his third. He has a cycle, really expensive ham radio equipment,
moderately priced camera equipment, moderately priced bicycle and
accessories, and the newest electronics. Ok, the electronic are an on
going problem. Everything else is about an 8 year cycle....


Dude sounds alright to me.

Posted by: Blanco Basura - Green Chili fan at April 24, 2020 11:18 PM (xkSJa)

350 But every woman I've ever been with violently abhors this practice. They refuse to even consider the idea that they should possibly navigate a supermarket in a planned way, instead of just roaming through it like a lion in the Serengeti.

Men view shopping as an unpleasant obligation.

Women view shopping as a fun recreational activity.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at April 24, 2020 11:18 PM (I2/tG)

351 hogmartin, thanks.

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 24, 2020 11:19 PM (L2ZTs)

352 I always figured that if *everybody* else likes something it must be boring as hell.

Nobody tell him about sex.

Posted by: Blanco Basura - Green Chili fan at April 24, 2020 11:20 PM (xkSJa)

353 Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 24, 2020 11:15 PM (XVuno)

Nikon or Canon?

Posted by: ... at April 24, 2020 11:20 PM (b+qEC)

354 317 I had someone on Facebook try to tell me that 80 isn't old. These people are delusional.
Posted by: Notsothoreau at April 24, 2020 11:11 PM (Lqy/e)

80 is old. Your warranty expires at 70. Anything after that is gravy.

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 24, 2020 11:20 PM (NWiLs)

355
I want a claymore mask that says, THIS SIDE TOWARD ENEMY.

https://preview.tinyurl.com/yce53qfz

Posted by: Blanco Basura - Green Chili fan at April 24, 2020 11:09 PM (xkSJa)

---
it's a shame they're in Taiwan...

Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 24, 2020 11:20 PM (dlZr1)

356 353 Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 24, 2020 11:15 PM (XVuno)

Nikon or Canon?
Posted by: ... at April 24, 2020 11:20 PM (b+qEC)

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Canon

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 24, 2020 11:21 PM (XVuno)

357 Very nice ONT WeirdDave for someone that lacks motivation.

I drunk bought a canoe from a neighbor moving. I previously bought a nice pontoon from them and believed I under paid. I bought the canoe and told the husband he's to use the money to take his wife out to very nice dinner.

Posted by: Evasiveboat42 at April 24, 2020 11:21 PM (f9A2A)

358 For love...

https://tinyurl.com/gstkgbb

What love, who dares to know.

Posted by: Mikey NTH - Gov. LePetomaine Wants Your Harumph at The Outrage Outlet! at April 24, 2020 11:21 PM (0QYMt)

359 Is it safe for me to post again?

Posted by: westminsterdogshow at April 24, 2020 11:14 PM (/UQ/R)

Hi. Course it is. The issue was purely the number of characters in a row in your previous nic, not the content. It was blowing the margins.

Posted by: ... at April 24, 2020 11:21 PM (b+qEC)

360 They refuse to even consider the idea that they should possibly navigate a supermarket in a planned way, instead of just roaming through it like a lion in the Serengeti.
Posted by: Yud


Dude. Just lounge on the rock and sun yerself. Fud shall be provided.


Don't complain about fud.


Should you be IQ deficient....


You shall hunt/cook yer own fud.



Posted by: BifBewalski at April 24, 2020 11:21 PM (VcFUs)

361 That Australian site with the 'I don't Like Mondays' shooter article autoplays a gun grabber video that repeats the myth of the gun show loophole. The propaganda never stops.

Posted by: Epobirs at April 24, 2020 11:21 PM (AJKgl)

362 but the younger ones recently out of training were running around with their hair on fire "OMG we are all going to die!"

Its that way in med school.

When the instructor starts lecturing on some disease, there always is a number of people in the class who self-diagnose with that same ailment.

Probably takes a few years to grow out of it.

Posted by: 🐧 at April 24, 2020 11:21 PM (ks+s+)

363
Canon

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 24, 2020 11:21 PM (XVuno)

Well there goes that idea.

Posted by: ... at April 24, 2020 11:21 PM (b+qEC)

364 I do a grocery list on an index card. I have household lists in a Traveler's notebook. I like to get in, buy the stuff and leave.

Posted by: Notsothoreau at April 24, 2020 11:21 PM (Lqy/e)

365 I drunk bought a canoe from a neighbor moving. I previously bought a nice pontoon from them and believed I under paid. I bought the canoe and told the husband he's to use the money to take his wife out to very nice dinner.
Posted by: Evasiveboat42 at April 24, 2020 11:21 PM (f9A2A)
++++++++++++
I once bought a hovercraft from a garage sale. I don't even have the excuse of having been drunk. I claim "high school immunity."

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 11:22 PM (hYcqw)

366 it's a shame they're in Taiwan...

Hopefully we'll bring textile manufacturing back to the US for the next pandemic.

Posted by: Blanco Basura - Green Chili fan at April 24, 2020 11:22 PM (xkSJa)

367 >>> Men view shopping as an unpleasant obligation.

Women view shopping as a fun recreational activity.
Posted by: The ARC

My wife will roll her eyes at me when I put the products on the checkout belt organized by whether they will go in the pantry, the cupboards, the fridge, or the freezer.

Posted by: Turn Two at April 24, 2020 11:23 PM (iaX2H)

368 I once bought a hovercraft from a garage sale. I don't even have the excuse of having been drunk. I claim "high school immunity."
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!)

Was the hovercraft full of eels?

Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at April 24, 2020 11:23 PM (SfYbS)

369 My wife will roll her eyes at me when I put the products on the checkout belt organized by whether they will go in the pantry, the cupboards, the fridge, or the freezer.
Posted by: Turn Two at April 24, 2020 11:23 PM (iaX2H)

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What are you, some kind of pervert freak?

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 24, 2020 11:24 PM (XVuno)

370 My wife will roll her eyes at me when I put the products on the checkout belt organized by whether they will go in the pantry, the cupboards, the fridge, or the freezer.
Posted by: Turn Two at April 24, 2020 11:23 PM (iaX2H)
++++++++++
Do you capitalize on the additional time by rubbing it in when the groceries are easier to put away?

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 11:24 PM (hYcqw)

371 Well, it has been about 8 years since he last bought
a guitar...

Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 24, 2020 11:15 PM (UUBmN)


....and the mood in the room grew somber.

Posted by: Berserker-Dragonheads Division at April 24, 2020 11:24 PM (9Om/r)

372 Was the hovercraft full of eels?
Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at April 24, 2020 11:23 PM (SfYbS)
++++++++++++
No. I assume this is a reference to something I don't understand.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 11:24 PM (hYcqw)

373 350 ARC

Well... yes.

Posted by: mnw at April 24, 2020 11:25 PM (Cssks)

374 Understand ...

However, I had never been told in the past three months that it was a problem? I would have fixed it immediately.

Posted by: westminsterdogshow at April 24, 2020 11:25 PM (/UQ/R)

375 But every woman I've ever been with violently
abhors this practice. They refuse to even consider the idea that they
should possibly navigate a supermarket in a planned way, instead of just
roaming through it like a lion in the Serengeti.



Men view shopping as an unpleasant obligation.



Women view shopping as a fun recreational activity.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at April 24, 2020 11:18 PM (I2/tG)

---
Resident 3vil goes in, buys the first thing she sees that matches what she wants, and hang the cost.

me, with the $100/week budget to cover ALL the expendables for the house, minus booze, plans ahead, checks the mark downs, shops the adds, etc.

she hates going to the store with me, because that takes time, but she is always amazed at how much we get for so little. my aunt, who lives alone, spends $400/week, just for herself.

R3 has also decided that she will not, anytime soon, bitch about me keeping us stocked up on non-perishable staples.

Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 24, 2020 11:25 PM (dlZr1)

376 No. I assume this is a reference to something I don't understand.
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!)

Monty Python, Dirty Hungarian Phrasebook sketch.

Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at April 24, 2020 11:25 PM (SfYbS)

377 "That Australian site with the 'I don't Like Mondays' shooter article autoplays a gun grabber video"

Everyone loves autoplay videos!

Posted by: Chris M at April 24, 2020 11:25 PM (6XZdO)

378 I once bought a hovercraft from a garage sale. I don't even have the excuse of having been drunk. I claim "high school immunity."
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 11:22 PM (hYcqw)


Shit, that's worth buying just to be able to say, "if anyone needs me, I'll be on my hovercraft".

Posted by: hogmartin at April 24, 2020 11:25 PM (t+qrx)

379 One Restaurant's Story Shows How Recession Spreads

I call B.S. People aren't eating less; anecdotal evidence indicates that they're eating more. They're buying less from restaurants, but more from grocers. If there are empty carriers, there are higher demands on other carriers: carriers that might've been less than full before but are now full up.

Bloomberg is as stupid as ever. Like all economists, they get hung up on the supply side of things and what supply disruptions might become. BUT THEY ALWAYS SEEM TO FORGET THE DEMAND SIDE! If the supply is disrupted, it doesn't mean that the demand has evaporated.

Posted by: LCMS Rulz! at April 24, 2020 11:26 PM (17+9D)

380 Whaling Song

https://tinyurl.com/y68lwdh8

Posted by: Mikey NTH - Gov. LePetomaine Wants Your Harumph at The Outrage Outlet! at April 24, 2020 11:26 PM (0QYMt)

381 My wife will roll her eyes at me when I put the products on the checkout
belt organized by whether they will go in the pantry, the cupboards,
the fridge, or the freezer.

Posted by: Turn Two at April 24, 2020 11:23 PM (iaX2H)


*Lights bic lighter, waves it back and forth*

Posted by: Count de Monet at April 24, 2020 11:26 PM (q1Pj5)

382 He did Whitmer!?!
Posted by: Aviator at April 24, 2020 10:56 PM (0FTCx)

Naw, she's an 8-bagger. Bags of quicklime, that is.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 24, 2020 11:26 PM (miJU3)

383 364 I do a grocery list on an index card. I have household lists in a Traveler's notebook. I like to get in, buy the stuff and leave.
Posted by: Notsothoreau at April 24, 2020 11:21 PM (Lqy/e)

My menu for the week and grocery list is done on an app, papkrika. Other shopping lists are done on notes. But, yes list, but what you need and leave. Did that well before this B.S.

Posted by: Evasiveboat42 at April 24, 2020 11:26 PM (f9A2A)

384 Good evening, Horde!

That picture of the separated mixed herbs made me laugh like a hyena.

Posted by: Ladyl at April 24, 2020 11:27 PM (TdMsT)

385 nerdcore ?

Ok, I like filk , ( hymn to breaking strain, pushin' the speed of light) should check out.

Scrolls through 30 videos, nah, doesn't look appealing.

Plays 'mc chris' video, ok I liked it, sees 50 mc chris playlist.
Oh crap, I did not need this.

Thanks WeirdDave !

Posted by: InspiredHistoryMike at April 24, 2020 11:28 PM (x8Q/V)

386 I'm going to Ralph's for sushi tomorrow. It's as close as I can get to eating out in California right now.

I'll bring my own wine.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 24, 2020 11:28 PM (XVuno)

387 286 I tried to watch the idiots presser today.
He's a first order idiot.

Posted by: Winston a dreg of society at April 24, 2020 10:38 PM (Eb+fP)

My favorite was when he said 61% of the state thinks we need to stay locked down? Who TF did he ask? Nobody outside of King County, I'm guessing.
Posted by: Jordan61 at April 24, 2020 11:04 PM (OzQGF)


Exactly, because the only people Jay thinks who are worth listening to live in King or Thurston Counties, Seattle and Olympia, respectively.

But Inslee didn't listen to a single small business owner with their life savings and future sinking like a rock in Puget Sound. Examples are everywhere, Jay. Everywhere, just open your eyes. (it was so hard here not to lay out 3 sentences of filth against Inslee right now - you have no idea how hard)

Inslee, his staff, and every government worker that is an assistant of an elected official is getting PAID, BABY!

NEVER FORGET THAT.

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at April 24, 2020 11:28 PM (sy5kK)

388 "Good evening, Horde!
That picture of the separated mixed herbs made me laugh like a hyena.
"
-Posted by: Ladyl at April 24, 2020 11:27 PM (TdMsT)

She's not lying. She has this capability.

Posted by: Slapweasel at April 24, 2020 11:28 PM (Ckg4U)

389 I once bought a hovercraft from a garage sale. I don't even have the excuse of having been drunk. I claim "high school immunity."
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 11:22 PM (hYcqw)

Who wouldn't buy a hovercraft on sight!

Posted by: Evasiveboat42 at April 24, 2020 11:29 PM (f9A2A)

390 Shit, that's worth buying just to be able to say, "if anyone needs me, I'll be on my hovercraft".
Posted by: hogmartin at April 24, 2020 11:25 PM (t+qrx)
+++++++++++
Except you won't be. There is no point to owning a hovercraft in CO.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 11:29 PM (hYcqw)

391 Everyone loves autoplay videos!
Posted by: Chris M at April 24, 2020 11:25 PM (6XZdO)

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I know, right?

Posted by: Yoko Ono at April 24, 2020 11:29 PM (XVuno)

392 I have a list when shopping...but it more of a guide than something to stick to... it's really hard for me to stick to a list at the grocery store.

Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 24, 2020 11:29 PM (UUBmN)

393 Remember when Obama visited the kid at the hospital who was on the "breathalyzer".

Posted by: Mr. Barky at April 24, 2020 11:29 PM (fhf48)

394 It was Trump who restored the transfer of heavy weapons and WMD to LEOs. What police department doesn't need an AC-130 ?

Posted by: at April 24, 2020 11:00 PM (ks+s+)

You got a link for that?

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 24, 2020 11:29 PM (miJU3)

395 Welp, time for Perry Mason. G'night.

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 11:30 PM (+lVUW)

396 "My wife will roll her eyes at me when I put the products on the checkout
belt organized by whether they will go in the pantry, the cupboards,
the fridge, or the freezer.
"
-Posted by: Turn Two at April 24, 2020 11:23 PM (iaX2H)

I place mine like I'd like them bagged. Heavy and Durable first, squishable and crispy last.

Posted by: Slapweasel at April 24, 2020 11:30 PM (Ckg4U)

397 Geebus, you lot need remedial training.


She shops, you protect.

She cooks. you eat.


'nuff said. You want a Darwin Award, criticize her cooking. Eat that nasty plate of unidentified chow and give constructive feedback. "Less onions". "More mushrooms". "Too salty".

Don't you date say you like it then go for snacks 30 minutes later. Chicks hate that shot.


Smash made me eat frozen food for four fukken years for not being honest about her cooking. Now my ass could lose 40 lbs from eating her cooking.


This is what 38 years of marriage will do to ya.

Posted by: BifBewalski at April 24, 2020 11:31 PM (VcFUs)

398 Who wouldn't buy a hovercraft on sight!

Right after I get her those damn shoes. Which ain't happening anytime soon.

Posted by: Blanco Basura - Green Chili fan at April 24, 2020 11:31 PM (xkSJa)

399 My wife will roll her eyes at me when I put the products on the checkout belt organized by whether they will go in the pantry, the cupboards, the fridge, or the freezer.
Posted by: Turn Two at April 24, 2020 11:23 PM (iaX2H

You're my brother by another mother and father. I try to bag my own groceries for that reason.

Posted by: Evasiveboat42 at April 24, 2020 11:32 PM (f9A2A)

400 Rodney Dangerfield:

"I mean, this woman was a 'Tennessee two-bagger'! You needed one bag for her, & another one for yourself... in case hers breaks!"

Posted by: mnw at April 24, 2020 11:33 PM (Cssks)

401 Good Evening LCD
Jay Inslee appears to be such a nebbish.
He will not go against his handlers.
You can all but see the strings moving his lips when he talks. He makes Biden seem almost not demented.
Yes, he knows nothing about anything outside of Thurston and King Counties. I don't know that he even bothers to campaign east of the mountains.

Posted by: Winston a dreg of society at April 24, 2020 11:33 PM (Eb+fP)

402 Always have a list organized by section. I do mine in a small notebook, so I can check to see if I bought whatever is in question recently.

This does not keep me from throwing another pack of TP in the cart anyway. See also: tomato paste, Progresso soups...

He writes everything in one spot on the page. This makes me nuts.

Posted by: Sal at April 24, 2020 11:33 PM (bo8pf)

403 If Mr. WDS had control of of our groceries....
We would have three of everything.......I continually have to reel him back in

We were supposed to have oysters tonight.....but dollar foods won't shuck them? So we had to settle for musse

Posted by: westminsterdogshow at April 24, 2020 11:33 PM (/UQ/R)

404 It might be the six weeks of not seeing a female talking, but nerd-core-hip-hop-lady is a one.
Posted by: Chuck C at April 24, 2020 11:18 PM (r6GXX)


Cute, has nerdy tendencies. Also glasses. Definitely worth talking to - with caution.

Posted by: hogmartin at April 24, 2020 11:33 PM (t+qrx)

405 "I have a list when shopping...but it more of a guide than something to stick to... it's really hard for me to stick to a list at the grocery store."
-Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 24, 2020 11:29 PM (UUBmN)

I am on a mission. If I deviate, things go haywire. $30.00 never turns into $200.00 on my watch.
...anymore.

Posted by: Slapweasel at April 24, 2020 11:33 PM (Ckg4U)

406 However a well adjusted psychopath can often get along well in life, not harm anyone, and even achieve great things because they're not encumbered by a pesky conscience. It's the ones who get enjoyment from hurting others who are a danger to society.

Posted by: Starboardhelm at April 24, 2020 11:06 PM (hOtJL)

On a serious note, I thought lack of conscience/using people was sociopathy. I always figured psychopaths to be more violent when getting their jollies, often deadly violent. Correct me if I'm wrong on that.

Posted by: RickZ at April 24, 2020 11:33 PM (Y8PSl)

407 My wife will roll her eyes at me when I put the products on the checkout belt organized by whether they will go in the pantry, the cupboards, the fridge, or the freezer.
Posted by: Turn Two at April 24, 2020 11:23 PM (iaX2H)

I also put them down by category (as much as possible) such as frozen, refrigerator, pantry, bathroom, etc. Makes it easier for the bagger to bag everything which gets me out of the store just that much faster.

I swear, if someone with a clipboard and a stopwatch said "Mikey NTH, you are being timed; for your list you should get out in XX minutes. Every ten seconds you beat that time you save a quarter..."

Then I would be sprinting through Kroger body checking octogenarians over the deli counter, cutting off moms with children, and acting like a grocery store version of Dick Dastardly and Muttely, only winning through violence and unsportsmanlike conduct.

Posted by: Mikey NTH - Gov. LePetomaine Wants Your Harumph at The Outrage Outlet! at April 24, 2020 11:33 PM (0QYMt)

408 It was Trump who restored the transfer of heavy weapons and WMD to LEOs. What police department doesn't need an AC-130 ?

You got a link for that?


As you wish:

https://tinyurl.com/y8knamjn

Full, unconditional revocation of EO 13688

Posted by: 🐧 at April 24, 2020 11:33 PM (ks+s+)

409 I don't think I ever drink shopped, thank god. I've done enough damage on my own. lol

Posted by: Berserker-Dragonheads Division at April 24, 2020 11:33 PM (9Om/r)

410 Drunk online shopping is great, especially if you forget doing it.
Then when they arrive, it's a happy surprise.
Well, usually.

Posted by: Erebus at April 24, 2020 11:34 PM (1tuCb)

411 Was the hovercraft full of eels?

Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at April 24, 2020 11:23 PM (SfYbS)



I'll bet his nipples exploded with delight...

Posted by: Additional Blond Agent, STEM guy at April 24, 2020 11:34 PM (7s3Gx)

412 Right after I get her those damn shoes. Which ain't happening anytime soon.
Posted by: Blanco Basura
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That was my husband's rationale for the guitar and amp. I got a new pair of Dansko's so he gets a guitar and amp that cost 10x as much...huh?

Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 24, 2020 11:34 PM (UUBmN)

413 There is no point to owning a hovercraft in CO.
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 11:29 PM (hYcqw)


It would make a pretty baller pool float.

Posted by: hogmartin at April 24, 2020 11:35 PM (t+qrx)

414 On a serious note, I thought lack of conscience/using people was sociopathy. I always figured psychopaths to be more violent when getting their jollies, often deadly violent. Correct me if I'm wrong on that.

Violent psychopaths are quite rare, fortunately.

Nonviolent psychopaths can still do a lot of damage.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at April 24, 2020 11:35 PM (I2/tG)

415 Who wouldn't buy a hovercraft on sight!

Posted by: Evasiveboat42 at April 24, 2020 11:29 PM (f9A2A)


But I have no eels!

Posted by: Mikey NTH - Gov. LePetomaine Wants Your Harumph at The Outrage Outlet! at April 24, 2020 11:36 PM (0QYMt)

416 374
Understand ...



However, I had never been told in the past three months that it was a problem? I would have fixed it immediately.


Posted by: westminsterdogshow at April 24, 2020 11:25 PM (/UQ/R)

I'm one of the last to stick up for cobs (love and appreciate their work, have a problem with authority), but maybe it only just got noticed. No idea, happy to see you.

Posted by: ... at April 24, 2020 11:36 PM (b+qEC)

417 It would make a pretty baller pool float.
Posted by: hogmartin at April 24, 2020 11:35 PM (t+qrx)
++++++++
That's true. Maybe if I end up with a *really* big pool, I'll go collect it...

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 11:36 PM (hYcqw)

418 That was my husband's rationale for the guitar and amp. I got a new pair
of Dansko's so he gets a guitar and amp that cost 10x as much...huh?


So, what model/brand of amp?

Posted by: Blanco Basura - Green Chili fan at April 24, 2020 11:36 PM (xkSJa)

419 That was my husband's rationale for the guitar and amp. I got a new pair of Dansko's so he gets a guitar and amp that cost 10x as much...huh?
Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 24, 2020 11:34 PM (UUBmN)

--------

It makes sense when you consider tax strategy.

Posted by: Yoko Ono at April 24, 2020 11:37 PM (XVuno)

420 311 Abiss, thanks for telling me about the Canon R5 in the last thread. I'm already in love with it :-)
Posted by: qdpsteve at April 24, 2020 11:10 PM (L2ZTs)

Yah mate - no worries.

Posted by: Abiss at April 24, 2020 11:37 PM (Y8DtA)

421 So, what model/brand of amp?
----
No idea??? About $500 or so....

Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 24, 2020 11:38 PM (UUBmN)

422 281
Word. I ordered some freeze dried food that will last 25 years in
storage the other day online. Alcohol MAY have been involved... Seemed
like a REALLY good deal at the time. It showed up today via FedEx.
There is quite a bit of it (two LARGE tubs), and the wife asked how much
I spent.



I have not told her yet, but it was just over $350.00. Worth it if we can't get food elsewhere, but still....


now you need some dog's milk. lasts forever, dog's milk.

https://youtu.be/dhjGXCk-RVU

Posted by: Anachronda at April 24, 2020 11:38 PM (kf5Ci)

423 Oh, and rent a bunch. And some, multiple times. It's an investment. Be sure about what, and why. You'll never go wrong.

Posted by: Abiss at April 24, 2020 11:38 PM (Y8DtA)

424 Nonviolent psychopaths can still do a lot of damage.

Fun fact: I have had extensive interactions with three people who I believed to be psychopaths - two professionally, and one personally.

Both of the suspected psychopaths I knew professionally were graduates of Harvard Law School.

Make of that what you will.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at April 24, 2020 11:38 PM (I2/tG)

425 Then I would be sprinting through Kroger body checking octogenarians over the deli counter, cutting off moms with children, and acting like a grocery store version of Dick Dastardly and Muttely, only winning through violence and unsportsmanlike conduct.

Posted by: Mikey NTH - Gov. LePetomaine Wants Your Harumph at The Outrage Outlet! at April 24, 2020 11:33

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Sounds like the old TV show, Supermarket Sweep. Given all the other old shows that are playing again somewhere, that has to come back at some point.

Posted by: Boots at April 24, 2020 11:40 PM (oGBso)

426 Did Miss. Issippi ever come back after feeling left out the Rotherham night?

Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 24, 2020 11:40 PM (UUBmN)

427 On a serious note, I thought lack of
conscience/using people was sociopathy. I always figured psychopaths to
be more violent when getting their jollies, often deadly violent.
Correct me if I'm wrong on that.

Posted by: RickZ at April 24, 2020 11:33 PM (Y8PSl)

I think it might be the reverse? Sociopath tends to get their jollies fucking shit up and being angry at the world. A psychopath lacks a conscience. Psychopaths have a much higher percentage of representation high up in politics and business because of the easy in which they manipulate non-psychopaths (normal people), and the lack of guilt for fucking people over for their own advancement.

It's the reason we look at a lot of these politicians and think "lizard person".

There is a such thing as a "low personality" which can get mistaken for a psychopath - I think those are often the sociopaths.

Posted by: ... at April 24, 2020 11:41 PM (b+qEC)

428
Chinese & japanese sources saying Kim is dead.

Posted by: MHK at April 24, 2020 11:41 PM (iQIUe)

429 Sorry... I meant {{{Ladyl!!!}}}

Posted by: Slapweasel at April 24, 2020 11:41 PM (Ckg4U)

430 380
Whaling Song



https://tinyurl.com/y68lwdh8


was expecting this:
https://youtu.be/y6miuzFzonU

Posted by: Anachronda at April 24, 2020 11:41 PM (kf5Ci)

431 Full, unconditional revocation of EO 13688

Posted by: png at April 24, 2020 11:33 PM (ks+s+)

And what was the wording of the Barkybefehl?

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 24, 2020 11:42 PM (miJU3)

432 401 Good Evening LCD
Jay Inslee appears to be such a nebbish.
He will not go against his handlers.
You can all but see the strings moving his lips when he talks. He makes Biden seem almost not demented.
Yes, he knows nothing about anything outside of Thurston and King Counties. I don't know that he even bothers to campaign east of the mountains.
Posted by: Winston a dreg of society at April 24, 2020 11:33 PM (Eb+fP)

Top of the evening to you, Winston.

Interesting comparison of Inslee to Biden. I never thought about it before, but yes, I agree.

Nationally, the Horde has witnessed the slimy, lying airhead known as Joe Biden over the last 4 decades.

Inslee is becoming the new Biden. He doesn't have an independent thought in his head to save his life.

When the local press or Seattle billionaires tell him to jump, he immediately responds with "how high, ma'am?"

Fuchhead is becoming a more dangerous threat to working WA state citizens than Communist China.

I'm thinking of some drastic measures need to start if this effing disaster continues.


Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at April 24, 2020 11:42 PM (sy5kK)

433 Other night not Rotherham... auto cucumber has been on a roll lately...

Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 24, 2020 11:42 PM (UUBmN)

434 Sounds like the old TV show, Supermarket Sweep. Given all the other old shows that are playing again somewhere, that has to come back at some point.

Posted by: Boots at April 24, 2020 11:40 PM (oGBso)
++++++++++
They'll have to adapt to be a time trial or somesuch. Social distancing, ya know.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at April 24, 2020 11:42 PM (hYcqw)

435 426 Did Miss. Issippi ever come back after feeling left out the Rotherham night?
Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 24, 2020 11:40 PM (UUBmN)

She was on last night.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 24, 2020 11:42 PM (A5zUN)

436 Inslee is an idiot. He has ignored the guidelines for pandemics in the Emergency Management Plan he approved. His proclamations do not use the 5 phase analysis. He continues to apply level 5 responses to what now is a level 3 event. Also he ignores Article 1 Section 1 of the state constitution which states the purpose of govt is to preserve individual liberty. Think Inslee has ever read it. His proclamations have little connection to health issues and appear to be only pretexts for liberal masturbatory fantasies

Posted by: Mr. Barky at April 24, 2020 11:42 PM (fhf48)

437 433 Other night not Rotherham... auto cucumber has been on a roll lately...
Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 24, 2020 11:42 PM (UUBmN)


I felt terrible about that. I tried to reach out to her.

Posted by: Ladyl at April 24, 2020 11:44 PM (TdMsT)

438 But, yes list, buy what you need and leave.

Posted by: Evasiveboat42 at April 24, 2020 11:26 PM (f9A2A)


I make a list then realize, once I'm at the grocery store, I left the list at home.

/CRS Disease sufferer (Can't Remember Shit)

Posted by: RickZ at April 24, 2020 11:45 PM (Y8PSl)

439
Drastic measures?

Well, for starters, Washington is a "shall carry" state. And bars are closed, which other than courtrooms are the only guaranteed restricted places you can't open carry.

But you can openly carry while walking a pet down the sidewalk, for instance. Or playing in a local park, for example.


Hypothetically speaking, in an imaginary world, well, let's just say it is good to be surrounded by like-minded friends.

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at April 24, 2020 11:45 PM (sy5kK)

440 Biden jokes aside, an extremely good psychopath detection in everyday life is "I sure like X but there's something about him/her (usually him) I can't quite put my finger on".

Run a mile if you have one of these in your life. Especially a new one. A mile. For the most part, they do understand the word "no". They don't like it one bit and they will fight you on it, but once they see you have put up the proverbial brick wall and they can't "get anything" from you, they tend to move on to someone from whom they can.

I have done it several times. One was with a woman in a business setting. Once I decided I was "done" (and that she was almost definitely a psychopath), I had "the conversation". It took about a half hour, she tested every angle to see if any brick was even a little moveable. I stayed firm on every one and that was it. Gone from my life forever.

Also they tend to have a vacant smile. Their eyes don't light up. The problem is they also tend to have an oddly charming smile. It's vacant but you don't notice because they are very good at aping what they see - and especially at displaying emotions they have copied from lifelong observation of others.

Posted by: ... at April 24, 2020 11:46 PM (b+qEC)

441
I remember looking up the difference between pyschopaths and sociopaths. The terms are used almost interchangeably, and people will get them mixed up. And to top it off, there is no official diagnosis/condition that uses either term, just various shades of "antisocial personality disorder" and shit like that.

Now, psychopaths are the ones without a conscious. They have no empathy (there is some debate on whether they do have it, but are just capable of shutting it off, and do so by default). You might think these are related to narcissists, but they are two different things.

They figure about 4% of the population are psychopaths and interestingly, they gravitate to certain jobs and professions over others. CEOs, laywers, media personalities, and even preachers are some of the jobs with higher psychopathy. And yes, police as well.

Sociopaths are not without conscious, they are just sort of messed up and have uncontrollable tendencies.

A sociopath might say pick up a girl at a bar, take her home, hoping for something nice. But then he gets her home and she says something that reminds him of his mother, and so he freaks out and kills her brutally.

A psychopath, provided he gets off on it (and few do), would carefully plan out the murder and meticulously execute it.

He could walk out of the murder scene, and happen to bump into a cop and wouldn't flinch and could carry on a friendly, casual conversation. He has no conscious.

The confusion of psychopathy with raving nutjobs comes from other similar terms like "psychotic", "psychosis" and similar.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 24, 2020 11:46 PM (f1Vqw)

442 338 Well, it has been about 8 years since he last bought a guitar. This will be his third. He has a cycle, really expensive ham radio equipment, moderately priced camera equipment, moderately priced bicycle and accessories, and the newest electronics. Ok, the electronic are an on going problem. Everything else is about an 8 year cycle....
Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 24, 2020 11:15 PM (UUBmN)

If you want to be the Gold Ass Wife of the Entire Fucking Universe, (shut it, it's a real prize) save up and get him a Tone King amp before the dude that makes 'em kicks the mortal coil. A nice little 1x10 bedroom amp would be perfection. I'll send you an email where he can thank me. ;-)

Posted by: Abiss at April 24, 2020 11:46 PM (Y8DtA)

443 Whaling Song



https://tinyurl.com/y68lwdh8

was expecting this:
https://youtu.be/y6miuzFzonU
Posted by: Anachronda

I was expecting this
https://youtu.be/x67jtMPfdTw

Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at April 24, 2020 11:46 PM (SfYbS)

444 ..Understand ...



However, I had never been told in the past three months that it was a problem? I would have fixed it immediately.

Posted by: westminsterdogshow at April 24, 2020 11:25 PM (/UQ/R)



It was not the mere length of your nic, as shown in the number of characters. You'd had the longer for a while, with no problems.

What did it though, is when you embedded a live URL into your nic.

That made it into an overly long LINK, which a great phone browsers can't resolve without vast margin re-alignment.

The live URL was just like posting a link to some crazy long URL in the body of a comment, and NOT using TinyURL to bring it down to size.

THAT is what blew the margins.

Not the long nic.

Until that long nic subsequently acquired a LINK.

Then, it was "ooopsie time".


Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX




Posted by: Jim at April 24, 2020 11:46 PM (QzJWU)

445 CRS Disease sufferer (Can't Remember Shit)
Posted by: RickZ at April 24, 2020 11:45 PM (Y8PSl)

---------

Don't worry. Soon you won't even remember that you have it.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 24, 2020 11:46 PM (XVuno)

446 Full, unconditional revocation of EO 13688

Posted by: (penguin icon) at April 24, 2020 11:33 PM


Gee, I guess I'll be voting for Biden then!
Thanks Penguin icon! (that Pixy wont let me paste)

Posted by: Chuck C at April 24, 2020 11:46 PM (r6GXX)

447 Inslee is an idiot.
Posted by: Mr. Barky at April 24, 2020 11:42 PM (fhf4


Stupidity is a more dangerous enemy of the good than
malice. One may protest against evil; it can be exposed and, if need be, prevented by use of force. Evil always carries within itself the germ of its own subversion in that it leaves behind in human beings at least a sense of unease. Against stupidity we are defenseless.
-Dietrich Bonhoeffer (and he would know)

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 24, 2020 11:47 PM (A5zUN)

448
Conscience, not conscious. Jeez.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 24, 2020 11:48 PM (f1Vqw)

449 Yes, he knows nothing about anything outside of Thurston and King Counties. I don't know that he even bothers to campaign east of the mountains.

"I can see all of the votes I need from the top of the Space Needle."

Posted by: Zombie Scoop Jackson! at April 24, 2020 11:48 PM (I2/tG)

450 LadyL,
It's not personal but we can appear clickish since so many of us have been around for so long. Some have even met in real life at meetups. I don't think anyone is excluding others intentionally by it does take a while before new nics are "trusted" around here. Best just to post often until people start recognizing you.

Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 24, 2020 11:48 PM (UUBmN)

451 Neurotic people build castles in the air
Psychotic people live in them
Psychopaths massacre everyone inside.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 24, 2020 11:48 PM (XVuno)

452 Posted by: Jim at April 24, 2020 11:46 PM (QzJWU)

Makes sense. The cobs in general have seemed a bit more miffed than usual.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 24, 2020 11:49 PM (A5zUN)

453 Conscience, not conscious. Jeez.
Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 24, 2020 11:48 PM (f1Vqw)

Proof. You are against science!

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 24, 2020 11:49 PM (A5zUN)

454 Inslee's stock must really be rising quickly in the Chinese Communist Party.

Inslee is a proverbial communist 3-point shooter, a 50+ yard communist field goal kicker, a communist 4 minute miler.

If Jay keeps it up, the Chinese government will have a reason to re-name the city of "Wuhan" to "Insree".

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at April 24, 2020 11:49 PM (sy5kK)

455 {{{Slap}}}


The 'Ettes are getting abuse about grocery shopping!

I'm the most organized shopper, and I only shop recreationally on vacation.

At the grocery, I always have a list, and rarely buy anything not on the list.

At checkout, I organize everything neatly, because I have a touch of OCD.

Posted by: Ladyl at April 24, 2020 11:49 PM (TdMsT)

456 451 Neurotic people build castles in the air
Psychotic people live in them
Psychopaths massacre everyone inside.
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 24, 2020 11:48 PM (XVuno)

I wept.

Posted by: Abiss at April 24, 2020 11:50 PM (Y8DtA)

457 But I have no eels!
Posted by: Mikey NTH - Gov. LePetomaine Wants Your Harumph at The Outrage Outlet! at April 24, 2020 11:36 PM (0QYMt)

I'm not sure what that means. I'd buy a hovercraft. Then again, counting the canoe, I have four boats. One is the wife's aqua lark, I'd trade that for a hovercraft.

What's a hovercraft?

Posted by: Evasiveboat42 at April 24, 2020 11:50 PM (f9A2A)

458 > I know the ONT crowd will have some ideas.

Judging from some pranks we did based on filling them with water when I was a teen, I think a good-quality condom could be made to fit over your head, if you took your time.
Obviously some breathing holes would be essential.

Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia at April 24, 2020 11:50 PM (mNq/0)

459 I'm going to Ralph's for sushi tomorrow. It's as close as I can get to eating out in California right now.



I'll bring my own wine.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 24, 2020 11:28 PM (XVuno)

---
i w*rked for Ralph's at their Compton HQ for six long months.

run and managed by ignorant, demanding, demeaning assholes.

i'd rather eat out of trashcans than shop there.

i caught hell for not using the employee discount card: "we think that, if you w*rk for us, you should shop with us".

i told the witch that the whole "company store" thing went out in the mid-20th Century, and that i'd shop where the prices were low and the service good.

she was not pleased.


Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 24, 2020 11:50 PM (dlZr1)

460 That was my husband's rationale for the guitar and
amp. I got a new pair of Dansko's so he gets a guitar and amp that cost
10x as much...huh?

Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 24, 2020 11:34 PM (UUBmN)

true story, god as my witness-
Years ago my brother played one of my guitars, and had to have one. It was around $1000 in the earlier 90's. His wife counters by buying a 25K new car. It didn't directly lead to the divorce, but was definitely a few blocks in the foundation. Maybe 15 years later I'm at his house and he pulls it out, and its dead mint, barely played. I start playing it and its just fantastic, it played by mind control, so I'm in my zone and my brother says in a reflective tone "yeah, that guitar cost me the first wife"

I stop playing, I looked down at the guitar, reflected on it's awesomeness, looked at him, and in my best Lo-pan voice I said "you have chosen wisely". lol


Posted by: Berserker-Dragonheads Division at April 24, 2020 11:50 PM (9Om/r)

461 'Ettes Wanna Have Fun!

https://tinyurl.com/8duuowg

Posted by: Mikey NTH - Gov. LePetomaine Wants Your Harumph at The Outrage Outlet! at April 24, 2020 11:50 PM (0QYMt)

462 But every woman I've ever been with violently abhors this practice. They refuse to even consider the idea that they should possibly navigate a supermarket in a planned way, instead of just roaming through it like a lion in the Serengeti.
Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice

I hate doing that. My old store did a shuffle of all isles and shelves. Had been going there 20 years. Fk that. I went twice. I am still learning the new store. Only had to double back once today.

Posted by: Infidel at April 24, 2020 11:50 PM (nvc6v)

463 I organize my stuff at the grocery store. I do self check out because I hate people. Room temp stuff together. Heavy stuff in one bag, chips and such in another. Cool or frozen stuff together.

It just makes sense.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 24, 2020 11:51 PM (A5zUN)

464 Oh, a long nic of characters unbroken by spaces (and with no link included) can blow the margins. Ask me how I know.

Posted by: bear with asymmetrical balls at April 24, 2020 11:52 PM (H5knJ)

465 450 LadyL,
It's not personal but we can appear clickish since so many of us have been around for so long. Some have even met in real life at meetups. I don't think anyone is excluding others intentionally by it does take a while before new nics are "trusted" around here. Best just to post often until people start recognizing you.
Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 24, 2020 11:48 PM (UUBmN)


I agree with you. But I would never intentionally hurt someone's feelings or make them feel excluded.

Unless they voted for Hillary.

Posted by: Ladyl at April 24, 2020 11:52 PM (TdMsT)

466 449 Yes, he knows nothing about anything outside of Thurston and King Counties. I don't know that he even bothers to campaign east of the mountains.

"I can see all of the votes I need from the top of the Space Needle."
Posted by: Zombie Scoop Jackson! at April 24, 2020 11:48 PM (I2/tG)


The last honest Democrat politician in Washington state, Senator Henry M. "Scoop" Jackson, died in 1981.

40 years of idiocy and corruption and anti-Americanism.

I still love the geography here.

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at April 24, 2020 11:52 PM (sy5kK)

467 End of the week...time to flex it out a bit...

So BRING IT!!!

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 24, 2020 11:52 PM (kFkpX)

468 Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 24, 2020 11:46 PM (f1Vqw)

All good info. But remember that it's only a small percentage of psychopaths that happen to get off on violent murderous shit and then act it out.

Even though they are without conscience, most psychopaths understand that there are *consequences* to being violent and murderous, usually involving things like prison - and their capacity for self-preservation is far more important to them than anything else. Just like normal people.

They tend to get along in life on the right side of the law but along the way, they create a path of emotional destruction and leave behind a lot of very confused and abused people.

Posted by: ... at April 24, 2020 11:52 PM (b+qEC)

469 So that was all fake news from 2011 to 2015? I mean I
supposed anything's possible, but I remember story after story of local
PD's tooling up, while Trump was still hosting a game show.
Posted by: ... at April 24, 2020 11:08 PM (b+qEC)


Thing I noticed for the Obama years, is that "approved" was a slippery term. Generally it meant, in the end, "we approve of you getting this"

I am pretty sure a Republican Sheriff in a deep red state wasn't going to get an MRAP and goodies, his department could never get the approved training without lots of hassle

Posted by: Kindltot at April 24, 2020 11:52 PM (WyVLE)

470 run and managed by ignorant, demanding, demeaning assholes.

i'd rather eat out of trashcans than shop there.

----------

*gulp*

You mean the sushi's no good?

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 24, 2020 11:52 PM (XVuno)

471 I stop playing, I looked down at the guitar, reflected on it's awesomeness, looked at him, and in my best Lo-pan voice I said "you have chosen wisely". lol


Posted by: Berserker-Dragonheads Division at April 24, 2020 11:50 PM (9Om/r)

mm hmmm

Posted by: Abiss at April 24, 2020 11:52 PM (Y8DtA)

472 Berserker, what make and model of guitar is it?

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 24, 2020 11:53 PM (L2ZTs)

473 YD, how goes the formula search?

Posted by: Infidel at April 24, 2020 11:53 PM (nvc6v)

474 Winston, Mutual of Enumclaw is an insurance company.

Dad is a policy holder.

Posted by: Kindltot at April 24, 2020 11:53 PM (WyVLE)

475 The confusion of psychopathy with raving nutjobs comes from other similar terms like "psychotic", "psychosis" and similar.
Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 24, 2020 11:46 PM (f1Vqw)


how does a lunatic walk through the woods?

Posted by: OneEyedJack at April 24, 2020 11:53 PM (z79tQ)

476 Isn't the wander vs strike plan an old Jeff Foxworthy bit?

'Men shop like they are one a scavenger hunt.

Ok, got milk. Now I need pants. Gotta have pants. *rushes off*'

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 24, 2020 11:53 PM (A5zUN)

477 Gee, I guess I'll be voting for Biden then!

Its not a recommendation to vote for anyone. What we have here is further evidence that Trump is a very trusting person that sees the glass half full.

He says he wants to reduce this nation's military presence in other countries, and I can believe that. Yet he wants to dramatically amp up the military's ability to wage war.

I lay odds he doesn't want to see a police state, but then he removes impediments from departments acquiring weapons of war and mass destruction.

We see this naive trust and tendency to see the best in people - so he allows himself to be surrounded and advised by saboteurs and his enemies.

He can't or won't recognize evil.

Posted by: 🐧 at April 24, 2020 11:54 PM (ks+s+)

478 ..."At checkout, I organize everything neatly, because I have a touch of OCD."
-Posted by: Ladyl at April 24, 2020 11:49 PM (TdMsT)

I just want the heavy stuff at the bottom and the delicate stuff on top. I know that the sixteen year-olds have been trained, but I was also sixteen.

Posted by: Slapweasel at April 24, 2020 11:54 PM (Ckg4U)

479 Chinese japanese sources saying Kim is dead.

---
Cause? Because if it's the bug, this was the most untargeted assassination ever.

Posted by: Methos at April 24, 2020 11:54 PM (kOpft)

480 Is lil' Kim dead again? He taking Franco lessons?

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 24, 2020 11:55 PM (A5zUN)

481 My Fair City is opening back up come Monday, at least partially.

Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia at April 24, 2020 11:55 PM (mNq/0)

482 So.....WEAK


try again....

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 24, 2020 11:56 PM (kFkpX)

483 Kim reverse-Pinocheted himself and accidentally threw himself out of the chopper.

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 24, 2020 11:56 PM (L2ZTs)

484 The last honest Democrat politician in Washington state, Senator Henry M. "Scoop" Jackson, died in 1981.

Scoop was a great man. It is an indication of how far left the Democratic Party has become to compare Scoop's political beliefs to current mainstream Democratic Party political positions.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at April 24, 2020 11:56 PM (I2/tG)

485 Stupidity is a more dangerous enemy of the good than
malice. One may protest against evil; it can be exposed and, if need be, prevented by use of force. Evil always carries within itself the germ of its own subversion in that it leaves behind in human beings at least a sense of unease. Against stupidity we are defenseless.
-Dietrich Bonhoeffer (and he would know)

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 24, 2020 11:47 PM (A5zUN)


So is evil.

All are defenseless against fully operational stupidity galvanized by a sense of genuine virtue and helpfulness.

"For the love of God, please stop helping me Gilligan."

Posted by: Mikey NTH - Gov. LePetomaine Wants Your Harumph at The Outrage Outlet! at April 24, 2020 11:56 PM (0QYMt)

486 But every woman I've ever been with violently abhors
this practice. They refuse to even consider the idea that they should
possibly navigate a supermarket in a planned way, instead of just
roaming through it like a lion in the Serengeti.
Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at April 24, 2020 11:13 PM (BOr8Z)


Women shop the way I search multiple databases. You find just the stuff that fits that way.

Granted, I haven't been shopping for a month, I have asked my GF to do it for me.

Posted by: Kindltot at April 24, 2020 11:56 PM (WyVLE)

487 481 My Fair City is opening back up come Monday, at least partially.

Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia at April 24, 2020 11:55 PM (mNq/0)

We have one more week, then things should be kicking off on 5/4.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 24, 2020 11:57 PM (A5zUN)

488
I just want the heavy stuff at the bottom and the delicate stuff on top. I know that the sixteen year-olds have been trained, but I was also sixteen.
Posted by: Slapweasel at April 24, 2020 11:54 PM (Ckg4U)


And you have gained wisdom.

Posted by: Ladyl at April 24, 2020 11:57 PM (TdMsT)

489 480 Is lil' Kim dead again? He taking Franco lessons?
Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 24, 2020 11:55 PM (A5zUN)

--------

He's resting.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 24, 2020 11:57 PM (XVuno)

490 Chinese japanese sources saying Kim is dead.

---
Cause? Because if it's the bug, this was the most untargeted assassination ever.


Posted by: Methos at April 24, 2020 11:54 PM (kOpft)

It was the 'beetus.

Posted by: Wilford Brimley at April 24, 2020 11:58 PM (q1Pj5)

491 He can't or won't recognize evil.
Posted by: gay penguin at April 24, 2020 11:54 PM (ks+s+)

you're such a transparent fag. it's fucking hilarious. i can't wait to see what you come up with next. amuse me.

Posted by: Abiss at April 24, 2020 11:58 PM (Y8DtA)

492 > Is lil' Kim dead again? He taking Franco lessons?


yeah- he might be dead for the second night in a row

Posted by: DB- just DB. at April 24, 2020 11:58 PM (iTXRQ)

493 Kim ate some bad sushi from Ralphs.

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 24, 2020 11:58 PM (L2ZTs)

494 Berserker, what make and model of guitar is it?

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 24, 2020 11:53 PM (L2ZTs)


It was a neck through Jackson soloist.

Posted by: Berserker-Dragonheads Division at April 24, 2020 11:58 PM (9Om/r)

495 It was the 'beetus.
Posted by: Wilford Brimley at April 24, 2020 11:58 PM (q1Pj5)

We got him with Baskin Robbins?

I need to buy some Gold Medal Ribbon to celebrate. Wait, the fricking store is closed as non-essential.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 24, 2020 11:59 PM (A5zUN)

496 wait- was he maybe dead this morning or maybe dead last night- I forget

Posted by: DB- just DB. at April 24, 2020 11:59 PM (iTXRQ)

497 Kim Jong Un Ain't?



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at April 24, 2020 11:59 PM (QzJWU)

498 496 wait- was he maybe dead this morning or maybe dead last night- I forget
Posted by: DB- just DB. at April 24, 2020 11:59 PM (iTXRQ)

I actually thought it was two days ago. They all run together.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 12:00 AM (A5zUN)

499 lol

Posted by: Abiss at April 25, 2020 12:00 AM (Y8DtA)

500 Under-reach is as bad as overreach. Passed by five homeless guys today sharing a pizza, digging into it with their hands, no gloves or masks of course. Another guy down the street sitting in a chair and puking.
But we can't go for a walk in the park.
P.S. Can't your florist client get a SBA or PPP loan?

Posted by: PJ at April 25, 2020 12:00 AM (qlTN9)

501 I need to buy some Gold Medal Ribbon to celebrate. Wait, the fricking store is closed as non-essential.
Posted by: Aetius451AD

Oh, I thought you were talking about flour.


/

Posted by: Infidel at April 25, 2020 12:01 AM (nvc6v)

502 Berserker,
I would never do anything like that. My husband and I joke around about stuff like that. He'll say it for the family or but it was on sale... it's rare we have actual issues about spending money. And we always discuss big purchases that would affect the household like a car or an RV. I mean, it's not like he bought a Tone King amp, that might have really upset me.

Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 25, 2020 12:01 AM (UUBmN)

503 I find it's men who wander the grocery aisles. They *always* leave their cart and go zooming off, come back and toss something, then off they go ahain. They think it's unmanly to be seen pushing a cart? All I know is I avoid the grocery store on Super Bowl Sunday because it's man shopping day of the year.

Posted by: JuJuBee at April 25, 2020 12:01 AM (COzlW)

504 If Lil Kim doesn't wake up soon, those Madame Tussaud embalmers are going to be all over his flabby ass.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 25, 2020 12:01 AM (XVuno)

505 >> They tend to get along in life on the right side of the law but along the way,

Oh yes, very few of them cross that line. But when they do, they are very good at it.

I'm trying to remember something I remember I read about some experiments some group was doing. IIRC, they found some way to suppress the empathy center of the brain with drugs (or maybe it was some crazy external EM field) or something. They subjected themselves to that.

The idea was to see what it would be like to be a psychopath. Once they were in the empathy off state, they were shown very emotionally harsh images, like the guy in Vietnam about the get his brains blow out, or the naked little girl screaming in pain from napalm.

And other brutal shit like that. I remember one of them said he thought, "Hey, look at the funny faces those people are making. That's hilarious." Empathy off, there is no normal reaction to others in pain and extreme distress.

Of course, whether that is how a real pyschopath sees thing, who knows. That's how a normal person with his brain altered in a certain way perceived it.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 25, 2020 12:01 AM (f1Vqw)

506 The Lefty sheep talking point on Biden's rape is that its "one rape vs. ten rapes". They are sick beyond imagination.

Also I've noticed their messaging kinda sucks.

"Vote Blue No Matter Who" and "One Rape vs. Ten Rapes" tells me thr DNC isn't sending their best.

Posted by: ... at April 25, 2020 12:01 AM (uEbPt)

507 Trump is not ideological. Nor was he a lifelong conservative. He's a pragmatist. But for the off-the-rails batshit crazy nature of the opposition, he'd likely be capable of and happy with making a number of bipartisan deals. He's our guy to an extent because we need each other politically.

Posted by: bear with asymmetrical balls at April 25, 2020 12:01 AM (H5knJ)

508 But every woman I've ever been with violently abhors
this practice. They refuse to even consider the idea that they should
possibly navigate a supermarket in a planned way, instead of just
roaming through it like a lion in the Serengeti.
Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at April 24




men go buying

women go shopping

Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 12:01 AM (HALdu)

509 Darn it. If Kim Jung-Un is gone there goes the market for my children's book 'Kim Jong-Un and the Green Submarine'.

Posted by: Mikey NTH - Gov. LePetomaine Wants Your Harumph at The Outrage Outlet! at April 25, 2020 12:01 AM (0QYMt)

510 you're such a transparent fag. it's fucking hilarious. i can't wait to see what you come up with next. amuse me.
Posted by: Abis

First it was the gays, then the "gay community", then the LGBT...
now we have transparent fags. Where will it end?

Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at April 25, 2020 12:02 AM (SfYbS)

511 wait- was he maybe dead this morning or maybe dead last night- I forget

As long as he wasn't dead for just three days. We already saw that movie.

Posted by: 🐧 at April 25, 2020 12:02 AM (ks+s+)

512 I mean, it's not like he bought a Tone King amp, that might have really upset me.
Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 25, 2020 12:01 AM (UUBmN)

HEY! You haven't HEARD those things yet. Angels cry.

Posted by: Abiss at April 25, 2020 12:02 AM (Y8DtA)

513 Kim Jong Un Ain't?

5'7" and 300 pounds is a problem.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at April 25, 2020 12:02 AM (I2/tG)

514 All I know is I avoid the grocery store on Super Bowl Sunday because it's man shopping day of the year.
Posted by: JuJuBee at April 25, 2020 12:01 AM (COzlW)

*raises hand*

I will do that so as to avoid a traffic jam by taking the cart with me to check something that is more than a quick grab.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 12:02 AM (A5zUN)

515 Kim is dead long live the Kim. Wait...

Posted by: JuJuBee at April 25, 2020 12:02 AM (COzlW)

516 And also? Gold Ass Wife of the Fucking Universe Award?!?!?! Hello!?!?!

Posted by: Abiss at April 25, 2020 12:03 AM (Y8DtA)

517 JuJuBee, the lines move super-fast that day.
Men don't bother with the chit-chat. ;-)

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 12:03 AM (L2ZTs)

518
how does a lunatic walk through the woods?
Posted by: OneEyedJack at April 24, 2020 11:53 PM (z79tQ)

Crap. Forgot to punch line my own joke.


He takes the psychopath!

Posted by: OneEyedJack at April 25, 2020 12:03 AM (z79tQ)

519
The bottom line is humans without empathy are monsters. Pure self-interest with no regard whatsoever for other beings. Empathy was strongly selected for, which means the lack of it is not a good species trait.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 25, 2020 12:03 AM (f1Vqw)

520 We see this naive trust and tendency to see the best in people - so he allows himself to be surrounded and advised by saboteurs and his enemies.

Posted by: (penguin icon that cant be pasted) at April 24, 2020 11:54 PM


Most, (actually all) presidential candidates have been planning on running for president since they won a seat in Student Council in fifth grade. They have their lists of friends and associates planned out to the level of who will be the third under-secretary for the Department of Agriculture.

Trump didn't plan his whole life for this or have such a list. He has been hampered from day one from getting his people approved. He has had to pick from a pool of people that he cannot truly trust.

Posted by: Chuck C at April 25, 2020 12:04 AM (r6GXX)

521 Bring me the girdle of Kim Jong UN.

Posted by: The Wizard of Ick at April 25, 2020 12:04 AM (XVuno)

522 Grandparents...mom is dad and dad is mom?

Posted by: JuJuBee at April 25, 2020 12:04 AM (COzlW)

523 I find it's men who wander the grocery aisles. They *always* leave their cart and go zooming off, come back and toss something, then off they go ahain. They think it's unmanly to be seen pushing a cart? All I know is I avoid the grocery store on Super Bowl Sunday because it's man shopping day of the year.
Posted by: JuJuBee at April 25, 2020 12:01 AM (COzlW)

That's weird. I find the complete opposite.

Posted by: Evasiveboat42 at April 25, 2020 12:04 AM (f9A2A)

524 men go buying

women go shopping
Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 12:01 AM (HALdu)

Except when we're talking Milsurp stores, or gun shops, or Harbor Freight...

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 12:04 AM (miJU3)

525 LadyL **fist bump**

Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 25, 2020 12:05 AM (UUBmN)

526 Also he ignores Article 1 Section 1 of the state constitution which states the purpose of govt is to preserve individual liberty. Think Inslee has ever read it.

Posted by: Mr. Barky at April 24, 2020 11:42 PM (fhf4

Mr Barky, spot on.

Here is an idea, maybe every WA citizen not enamored with the desire to eat Communist Chinese hole, should email Insree (how Jay pronounces it, being a Chinese stooge and all) a copy of Article I, Section I of the WA state Constitution.

Text of Section 1:
Political Power

"All political power is inherent in the people, and governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed, and are established to protect and maintain individual rights."

Email this to Jay Insree.

Keep it up until he responds to it on one of his TV chats.

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at April 25, 2020 12:05 AM (sy5kK)

527 Except when we're talking Milsurp stores, or gun shops, or Harbor Freight...
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 12:04 AM (miJU3)

Book stores. Back when there were book stores.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 12:05 AM (A5zUN)

528 Should be, Transparents...mom is dad and dad is mom?

Effing phone.

Posted by: JuJuBee at April 25, 2020 12:05 AM (COzlW)

529 Damn. This isn't working is it? ;-)

Posted by: Abiss at April 25, 2020 12:05 AM (Y8DtA)

530 Its not a recommendation to vote for anyone. What we have here is further evidence that Trump is a very trusting person that sees the glass half full.

He says he wants to reduce this nation's military presence in other countries, and I can believe that. Yet he wants to dramatically amp up the military's ability to wage war.

I lay odds he doesn't want to see a police state, but then he removes impediments from departments acquiring weapons of war and mass destruction.

We see this naive trust and tendency to see the best in people - so he allows himself to be surrounded and advised by saboteurs and his enemies.

He can't or won't recognize evil.
Posted by: at April 24



you know, your misuse and misunderstanding of the militarization of law enforcement betrays you.

it is not what you think it is.

Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 12:06 AM (HALdu)

531 you all know...being Horde and proficiently above the curve,

we have been had by those.... our betters with MODELS that look like purvey curves from a dance sequence from BURNING MAN....yeah ....you smell that....now what?

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 12:06 AM (kFkpX)

532 men go buying

women go shopping
Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 12:01 AM (HALdu)


Man: I have to get a new drill
Woman: I want to pick up "a few things"

Posted by: OneEyedJack at April 25, 2020 12:06 AM (z79tQ)

533 All I know is I avoid the grocery store on Super Bowl Sunday because it's man shopping day of the year.

Yeah buts its limited to the chips, brauts and beer aisles.

The fresh vegetables and cat food aisles are deserted.

Posted by: 🐧 at April 25, 2020 12:06 AM (ks+s+)

534 I will do that so as to avoid a traffic jam by taking the cart with me to check something that is more than a quick grab.
Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 12:02 AM (A5zUN)


Yeah, this right here. I leave it somewhere that isn't in the way rather than taking it into a crowded aisle.

I travel light. I'm faster on my feet without the cart. Like a shopping ninja. You'd never even know I was there. In and out, undetected. Just the empty space where the package of snackycakes used to be.

Posted by: hogmartin at April 25, 2020 12:06 AM (t+qrx)

535 Scoop was a great man. It is an indication of how far left the Democratic Party has become to compare Scoop's political beliefs to current mainstream Democratic Party political positions.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at April 24, 2020 11:56 PM (I2/tG)


Jack Kennedy would be cancelled out of the Democrat Party today with his 'ask not' line in one of his speeches. Inauguration speech maybe? He was also anti-communist and pro-lower taxation which would put him at odds with the party today.

That party's principles didn't just move left, they moved left at the speed of plaid.

Posted by: RickZ at April 25, 2020 12:07 AM (Y8PSl)

536 Kim was a fan of Spanx. That's what killed him. His liver ended up in his esophagus.

Posted by: JuJuBee at April 25, 2020 12:07 AM (COzlW)

537 she was not pleased.




Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 24, 2020 11:50 PM (dlZr1)

---
it could be worse, the long term employee she fired that i was to replace, committed suicide while i was there.

me, OTOH, started hiding my w*rk product via personal e-mail, and left gibberish on the netw*rk.

they let me go at the end of my 6 month probation period, and they had less than when i started.

not only did they not get anything i had learned, but the people i had built relationships with were pissed when i was no longer around, and the bruja's minions came around demanding that they do my department's j*b.

too bad no lawyer here would take my discrimination lawsuit.

it sucks to be a middle aged white male in #Failifornia

Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 25, 2020 12:07 AM (dlZr1)

538
I was joking with Miley about the shopping thing. She said it's obvious I don't like to go shopping, and she liked to go shopping with my mother because dear mother likes to shop too.

Well, I said let's both go to say Lowe's or similar and go down the tool section with me. Or the electrical section. You'll see me doing just like you women do, and you'll be the one getting impatient.

It's true. It's about what is being shopped for, not shopping in general.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 25, 2020 12:07 AM (f1Vqw)

539 As a Husky fan, the fact Inslee holds a degree in economics from UW is embarrassing. Did he read anything besides Marx

Posted by: Mr. Barky at April 25, 2020 12:08 AM (fhf48)

540 April- it may be spooky to you, but EVERYONE needs an AC 130.

Posted by: Charles the Simple at April 25, 2020 12:08 AM (HuH1F)

541 I travel light. I'm faster on my feet without the cart. Like a shopping ninja. You'd never even know I was there. In and out, undetected. Just the empty space where the package of snackycakes used to be.
Posted by: hogmartin at April 25, 2020 12:06 AM (t+qrx)

A jar a peanut butter
Gone on the wind
it is but
a bittersweet memory
with the smell of barbasol
in it's place.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 12:08 AM (A5zUN)

542 When Krogering, I find the melons mesmerizing.

Posted by: Count de Monet at April 25, 2020 12:08 AM (q1Pj5)

543 When Krogering, I find the melons mesmerizing.
Posted by: Count de Monet at April 25, 2020 12:08 AM (q1Pj5)

Get in line pal.

Posted by: Joe Biden at April 25, 2020 12:09 AM (Y8DtA)

544 Goodnight all! The wife wants me back home. I've been at the lake place since last Sunday.

Posted by: Evasiveboat42 at April 25, 2020 12:09 AM (f9A2A)

545 The bottom line is humans without empathy are monsters. Pure self-interest with no regard whatsoever for other beings. Empathy was strongly selected for, which means the lack of it is not a good species trait.
Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 25, 2020 12:03 AM (f1Vqw)


Example: Peter Walker, as seen on Tuckers Carlson's show last night

Posted by: OneEyedJack at April 25, 2020 12:09 AM (z79tQ)

546 540 April- it may be spooky to you, but EVERYONE needs an AC 130.
Posted by: Charles the Simple at April 25, 2020 12:08 AM (HuH1F)

ISWYDT.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 12:10 AM (A5zUN)

547 I'm tone deaf and couldn't keep a beat if were strapped to my back. Right now we have 2 guitars, keyboards, a $2k electric drum set, a trombone, a tuba, a my daughter is starting the viola in the fall. I couldn't tell the difference between a tone king and what ever it is we have upstairs now.

Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 25, 2020 12:10 AM (UUBmN)

548 I saw the Transparent Fags open for Men Without Hats at the Universal Amphitheater in '82.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 25, 2020 12:10 AM (XVuno)

549 Night EB42.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 12:10 AM (A5zUN)

550 Berserker,

I would never do anything like that. My husband and I joke around
about stuff like that. He'll say it for the family or but it was on
sale... it's rare we have actual issues about spending money. And we
always discuss big purchases that would affect the household like a car
or an RV. I mean, it's not like he bought a Tone King amp, that might
have really upset me.

Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 25, 2020 12:01 AM (UUBmN)


Well my brother was only married a few years at the time, and there was other factors, but that really didn't help.

Posted by: Berserker-Dragonheads Division at April 25, 2020 12:10 AM (9Om/r)

551 That Ted Cruz tweet was funny. I know some people think he comes off as a too nerdish or something but he really does have a good sense of humor, something I appreciate at the moment.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at April 25, 2020 12:10 AM (bW1Yb)

552 Example: Peter Walker, as seen on Tuckers Carlson's show last night
Posted by: OneEyedJack at April 25, 2020 12:09

That was horrifying.

Posted by: Infidel at April 25, 2020 12:11 AM (nvc6v)

553 547 I'm tone deaf and couldn't keep a beat if were strapped to my back. Right now we have 2 guitars, keyboards, a $2k electric drum set, a trombone, a tuba, a my daughter is starting the viola in the fall. I couldn't tell the difference between a tone king and what ever it is we have upstairs now.
Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 25, 2020 12:10 AM (UUBmN)

Sure you can. The Tone King will peel your skin off right before it ignites your neighborhood.

Posted by: Joe Biden at April 25, 2020 12:11 AM (Y8DtA)

554 I CALL!!!!

Sorry
Officer....please return to your patrol car...nothing to see here ....move along...thank you for your service........"Jake?!!!"

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 12:11 AM (kFkpX)

555 It's true. It's about what is being shopped for, not shopping in general.
Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 25, 2020 12:07 AM (f1Vqw)

I tend to be a slow shopper in the grocery store, because I usually don't have a list, and these days, with items randomly out of stock, a list doesn't help much anyway. So I buy what looks good, that I am able to prepare, and go with that.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 12:11 AM (miJU3)

556 Giggles discovered my venal record collection which has been buried lo, these many years. She ordered a phonograph from Amazon. It got here today and... doesn't work. cheap Chinese crap. So, all-in-all, a disappointing day.

But, in the big scheme of things, we're still ahead.

McGyver, out

Posted by: McGyver at April 25, 2020 12:11 AM (gMngZ)

557 503 I find it's men who wander the grocery aisles. They *always* leave their cart and go zooming off, come back and toss something, then off they go ahain.

They think it's unmanly to be seen pushing a cart?

All I know is I avoid the grocery store on Super Bowl Sunday because it's man shopping day of the year.
Posted by: JuJuBee at April 25, 2020 12:01 AM (COzlW)

1. Please don't hate me, but I can walk, grab something, and return to the cart to resume my shopping.

2. Not unmanly, but it is more efficient and faster to just leave it there and walk without it, then return.

3. Yes, but only if you go to the beer, chips, snacks, or deli sections. The canned vegetables isle is empty on SB Sunday.

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at April 25, 2020 12:11 AM (sy5kK)

558 Kim Un-breathing, Mike Flynn, Trump presser ending rather abruptly with no questions. Weird vibes that something HUGE is going to happen this weekend.

Posted by: JoeF. at April 25, 2020 12:11 AM (o1fzk)

559 141 So, I have a problem with my Amazon account. Here is the email I received from Amazon:

"We have suspend your access for temporarily because we need to verify your billing information."

Apparently "Amazon" has a literacy problem.
Posted by: nerdygirl at April 24, 2020 10:30 PM (+lVUW)

I am suspecting that your message started out in Calcutta rather than the Silicon Coast. (said with Anglo-Indian lilt).

Posted by: Fox2! at April 25, 2020 12:11 AM (qyH+l)

560 Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 25, 2020 12:10 AM (XVuno)

LOL

Posted by: ... at April 25, 2020 12:11 AM (b+qEC)

561 I drive that cart like I stole it.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 25, 2020 12:12 AM (XVuno)

562 I predict a Saturday Morning Tweetstorm

Posted by: JoeF. at April 25, 2020 12:13 AM (o1fzk)

563 As a Husky fan, the fact Inslee holds a degree in economics from UW is embarrassing. Did he read anything besides Marx
Posted by: Mr. Barky at April 25, 2020 12:08 AM (fhf4

Probably Lenin as well. After all, there is a statue of him downtown.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 12:13 AM (miJU3)

564 you know, your misuse and misunderstanding of the militarization of law enforcement betrays you.

it is not what you think it is.


Yeah right. I vividly remember the photos when the Boston police were rolling through the town looking like a Moscow May Day parade when they were on the manhunt for one of the marathon bombers.

Among the photos of people young and old violently pulled out of their homes and thrown in the street while camo and body armed clad LEOs tore up one house after another, the one that was the most terrifying was the shot where a LEO, sitting in a tank was aiming a full auto .50 BMG at a guy looking out the second story window.

The photo was from the downrange position. Think about that. Either it was a staged photo or the LEO held that gun position long enough to focus and get the shot off.

These rabid animals, jacked up on adrenaline and amped up on the thought of wasting some punk with tank busting gear was better than Viagra.

They were just as willing to blow away grandpa as they were to some young asshole terrorist they could barely identify.

How safe do you feel when some itchy trigger finger LEO has a .50BMG aimed at point blank range at your head and wants to kill something NOW?

Posted by: 🐧 at April 25, 2020 12:14 AM (ks+s+)

565 LCD, in recent emails to state legislators on the bullshit gun bills I led with art 1 sec 1 and asked how the proposed bill adheres to that standard, protects individual liberty. The point needs to be hammered and hammered again

Posted by: Mr. Barky at April 25, 2020 12:14 AM (fhf48)

566 qdpsteve, one Super Bowl the guy behind me in the self checkout was so antsy he was all LET ME BAG YOUR STUFF FOR YOU! like he was being a considerate gentleman when really he was saying GET OUT OF MY FVCKING WAY! He threw my stuff any old way into bags, I kept saying, will you please not do that? Buthe insisted on 'helping' me. It was kinda funny actually.

Posted by: JuJuBee at April 25, 2020 12:15 AM (COzlW)

567 Probably Lenin as well. After all, there is a statue of him downtown.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 12:13 AM (miJU3)

Probably some Engels.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 12:15 AM (A5zUN)

568 Example: Peter Walker, as seen on Tuckers Carlson's show last night
Posted by: OneEyedJack at April 25, 2020 12:09 AM (z79tQ)

Yeah, that was jaw-dropping. That man had absolutely no idea that he was revealing what a cold-hearted shit he is. I'm sure he thought he handled Tucker just fine.

Posted by: Donna&&&&&&V at April 25, 2020 12:15 AM (HabA/)

569 I never knew stores - any stores - stocked things in their doorways before I went shopping with wifey. It can take her up to ten minutes to actually walk in to the actual store.

Posted by: ... at April 25, 2020 12:15 AM (b+qEC)

570 Probably Lenin as well. After all, there is a statue of him downtown.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 12:13 AM (miJU3)

Probably some Engels.
Posted by: Aetius451AD

No love for me, comrades?

Posted by: Joseph Vissarionovich at April 25, 2020 12:16 AM (SfYbS)

571 540 April- it may be spooky to you, but EVERYONE needs an AC 130.
Posted by: Charles the Simple at April 25, 2020 12:08 AM (HuH1F)

Which version has the sweet spot - the 105 mm, 40 mm, and minigun? Did any of them have an M-61? Swap that for the minigun.

Posted by: Fox2! at April 25, 2020 12:17 AM (qyH+l)

572 O KAY bitch slap this and......



JIM?

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 12:17 AM (kFkpX)

573 Giggles discovered my venal record collection which has been buried lo, these many years. She ordered a phonograph from Amazon. It got here today and... doesn't work. cheap Chinese crap. So, all-in-all, a disappointing day.

But, in the big scheme of things, we're still ahead.

McGyver, out
Posted by: McGyver at April 25, 2020 12:11 AM (gMngZ)

I thought it was record producers that were venal?

I don't know if I would trust a Chicom record player with a rare piece of vinyl. They probably have tracking pressure measured in kilotons.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 12:17 AM (miJU3)

574 I'm tone deaf and couldn't keep a beat if were
strapped to my back. Right now we have 2 guitars, keyboards, a $2k
electric drum set, a trombone, a tuba, a my daughter is starting the
viola in the fall. I couldn't tell the difference between a tone king
and what ever it is we have upstairs now.

Posted by: lin-duh en fugue at April 25, 2020 12:10 AM (UUBmN)


Mrs berserker would envy you, for I have consuuuumed the basement. lol

Posted by: Berserker-Dragonheads Division at April 25, 2020 12:17 AM (9Om/r)

575
Women view shopping as a fun recreational activity.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at April 24, 2020 11:18 PM (I2/tG)

This woman doesn't.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at April 25, 2020 12:17 AM (bW1Yb)

576
540 April- it may be spooky to you, but EVERYONE needs an AC 130.

Posted by: Charles the Simple at April 25, 2020 12:08 AM (HuH1F)


Ha. Ha. Ha. It is Specter now, not Spooky.

Posted by: Mikey NTH - Gov. LePetomaine Wants Your Harumph at The Outrage Outlet! at April 25, 2020 12:17 AM (0QYMt)

577 569 I never knew stores - any stores - stocked things in their doorways before I went shopping with wifey. It can take her up to ten minutes to actually walk in to the actual store.
Posted by: ... at April 25, 2020 12:15 AM (b+qEC)

I am actually surprised grocery stores are not laid out like casino's- making it hard to know which direction the door is in and what time it is.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 12:17 AM (A5zUN)

578 Hmmm, wasn't the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013? Wasn't Barack Obama president up to and through most of 2017?

I guess that EO wasn't all that effective.

Posted by: Additional Blond Agent, STEM guy at April 25, 2020 12:17 AM (7s3Gx)

579 Is woah fat really carbon neutral?

Posted by: Berserker-Dragonheads Division at April 25, 2020 12:18 AM (9Om/r)

580 558 Kim Un-breathing, Mike Flynn, Trump presser ending rather abruptly with no questions. Weird vibes that something HUGE is going to happen this weekend.
Posted by: JoeF. at April 25, 2020 12:11 AM (o1fzk)

We will see. My first thought was that after the media hyperventilated about the stupid bleach comment, Trump thought he'd pass on question-time.

Confession: I like Trump, but I do think that at times he does himself no favors.

Posted by: Donna&&&&&&V at April 25, 2020 12:20 AM (HabA/)

581 No love for me, comrades?
Posted by: Joseph Vissarionovich at April 25, 2020 12:16 AM (SfYbS)

Not sure Stalin was much of an 'Idea' man- at least when it came to economics.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 12:20 AM (A5zUN)

582 Probably some Engels.
Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 12:15 AM (A5zUN)

You know who had Angles?

https://hooktube.com/watch?v=in570zo2xGI

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 12:20 AM (miJU3)

583 567 Probably Lenin as well. After all, there is a statue of him downtown.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 12:13 AM (miJU3)

Probably some Engels.
Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 12:15 AM (A5zUN)
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You can always tell the statues of Trotsky by the ice axe sticking out of his head.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 25, 2020 12:20 AM (XVuno)

584 Probably Lenin as well. After all, there is a statue of him downtown.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 12:13 AM (miJU3)

I thought the Lenin statue was in the U district, near the troll under the bridge.

Posted by: Fox2! at April 25, 2020 12:20 AM (qyH+l)

585 It's true. It's about what is being shopped for, not shopping in general.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 25, 2020 12:07 AM (f1Vqw)


Window shopping is the worst. Spending hours strolling 5th Ave with the ex looking into all the clothes displays in the windows, 'getting ideas'. Watching paint dry is a better use of time.

How about perusing the NYTimes Sunday travel section planning imaginary vacations? I hate that shit. But a real vacation, going to some real place I've never been before? Then I'll do my research and make plans/reservations.

Posted by: RickZ at April 25, 2020 12:20 AM (Y8PSl)

586 Yeah right. I vividly remember the photos when the Boston police were rolling through the town looking like a Moscow May Day parade when they were on the manhunt for one of the marathon bombers.

Among the photos of people young and old violently pulled out of their homes and thrown in the street while camo and body armed clad LEOs tore up one house after another, the one that was the most terrifying was the shot where a LEO, sitting in a tank was aiming a full auto .50 BMG at a guy looking out the second story window.

The photo was from the downrange position. Think about that. Either it was a staged photo or the LEO held that gun position long enough to focus and get the shot off.

These rabid animals, jacked up on adrenaline and amped up on the thought of wasting some punk with tank busting gear was better than Viagra.

They were just as willing to blow away grandpa as they were to some young asshole terrorist they could barely identify.

How safe do you feel when some itchy trigger finger LEO has a .50BMG aimed at point blank range at your head and wants to kill something NOW?
Posted by: at




you seem not to have figured out you are misuing the words as intended.

Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 12:21 AM (HALdu)

587 Berserker, I think only rumors are swirling. I imagine we will here something over the wknd. I think Trump starts tweeting around 4am.

Posted by: Infidel at April 25, 2020 12:21 AM (nvc6v)

588 ..JIM?

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 12:17 AM (kFkpX)



Go back to that thread, and scroll down.

You'll find that I'd posted a proper apology, there.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at April 25, 2020 12:22 AM (QzJWU)

589 hear.

Posted by: Infidel at April 25, 2020 12:22 AM (nvc6v)

590 One time AnimEigo listed on eBay the ARTMIC/AIC produced full size HardSuits of Linna and Nene from Bubblegum Crisis.

Posted by: Anna Puma at April 25, 2020 12:22 AM (ucYbW)

591 581--Stalin was basically just a bureaucrat with a LOT of power.

Posted by: JoeF. at April 25, 2020 12:23 AM (o1fzk)

592 I'm 2 bottles in plus scotch....cigar....breakin out firearms (kid)....but hell a fire ready to ...ya know.....yep FRIDAY....go to the start point....(what? missed that too???)

Another drink then...

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 12:24 AM (kFkpX)

593 Hmmm, wasn't the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013? Wasn't Barack Obama president up to and through most of 2017?

The EO was issued in response to the Ferguson Riots. If you recall, the police were wrongfully accused of all kinds of awful things while thugs were being venerated as saints.

AG Holder decided that LEOs couldn't be trusted with 1033 gear anymore and recommended the eventual EO.

The EO apparently wasn't all that a high priority, and for all we know it was a vanity move - at that time Hitlary was expected to win the Presidential Sweepstakes so it likely was not a hobbling thing, but more of a BLM vote buying measure.

Obama didn't care then and doesn't care now about America so I would read anything more than craven politics and vote buying out of his EO.

That may have been part of the motivation of Trump to rescind it. I don't know - I'm not in either guy's head.

I do know that many Libertarian organizations like the John Birch Society warned, as far back as the 1960s about the militarization of the domestic LEA.

And here we are, whether we like it or not.

Posted by: 🐧 at April 25, 2020 12:24 AM (ks+s+)

594 The only reason communism failed is because we didn't liquidate enough wreckers. The round of purges I had scheduled for 1954 would have done it.

Posted by: Joseph Vissarionovich at April 25, 2020 12:25 AM (SfYbS)

595 581--Stalin was basically just a bureaucrat with a LOT of power.
Posted by: JoeF. at April 25, 2020 12:23 AM (o1fzk)


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If by "bureaucrat" you mean psychopathic blood-thirsty monster, then yes.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 25, 2020 12:25 AM (XVuno)

596 591 581--Stalin was basically just a bureaucrat with a LOT of power.
Posted by: JoeF. at April 25, 2020 12:23 AM (o1fzk)

Add to that a hunger for power and personal safety, plus what publius mentioned above- a complete lack of anything resembling human empathy.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 12:25 AM (A5zUN)

597 I have never know a man to say "you know I think I need some new tool of some sort. I think i am going to go to the hardware store to see if they have any tools I am interested in."

then wander around to see if he wants anything.

there is no similarity between how men and women work in stores.

Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 12:25 AM (HALdu)

598 Not sure Stalin was much of an 'Idea' man- at least when it came to economics.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 12:20 AM (A5zUN)


Marx was, but apparently his ideas were mostly Ricardo's and he completely missed the Marginalist revolution in economic thought.

Posted by: Kindltot at April 25, 2020 12:26 AM (WyVLE)

599 it's fun to speculate about Lil' Kim; of course he could be dead, who knows. On the other hand you'd think a whole lot more freaking out would be going on inside Norkland if he was. Whoever was next up would be working to cement control fast before some other contender made his move, that's how it usually works.

Posted by: Tom Servo at April 25, 2020 12:27 AM (V2Yro)

600 I do know that many Libertarian organizations like the John Birch Society warned, as far back as the 1960s about the militarization of the domestic LEA.

And here we are, whether we like it or not.
Posted by:




that does not mean what you think it does.

Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 12:28 AM (HALdu)

601
I do that all the time. When I go into a Lowe's, *if I have time*, I'm going to check out the tool section. And spend a good bit of time there. And more than once, I've picked something up I wasn't planning on getting.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 25, 2020 12:28 AM (f1Vqw)

602 (sings) Kim-bah the White Mountain is the one.

And done? Is he really most sincerely dead?

Posted by: JuJuBee at April 25, 2020 12:28 AM (COzlW)

603 If Kim is dead the media will find a way to make it about Trump.

Posted by: JoeF. at April 25, 2020 12:28 AM (o1fzk)

604 then wander around to see if he wants anything.

there is no similarity between how men and women work in stores.
Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 12:25 AM (HALdu)

Counter point:

Book stores.

Bars (or anything involving looking for women.)

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 12:28 AM (A5zUN)

605 I have never know a man to say "you know I think I need some new tool of some sort. I think i am going to go to the hardware store to see if they have any tools I am interested in."
Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 12:25 AM (HALdu)


I absolutely do this.

Posted by: hogmartin at April 25, 2020 12:28 AM (t+qrx)

606 I do that all the time. When I go into a Lowe's, *if I have time*, I'm going to check out the tool section. And spend a good bit of time there. And more than once, I've picked something up I wasn't planning on getting.
Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April



What you said you do and what I wrote are not the same.

Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 12:29 AM (HALdu)

607 Has anyone tried the new xcom game?

Posted by: 18-1 at April 25, 2020 12:29 AM (WdocV)

608 599 it's fun to speculate about Lil' Kim; of course he could be dead, who knows. On the other hand you'd think a whole lot more freaking out would be going on inside Norkland if he was. Whoever was next up would be working to cement control fast before some other contender made his move, that's how it usually works.
Posted by: Tom Servo at April 25, 2020 12:27 AM (V2Yro)

Not necessarily. If he is on his death bed, we could have a Stalin situation going on (we can only dream.)

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 12:29 AM (A5zUN)

609 596--Total lack of empathy. You couldn't even say he liked "children and dogs."

Posted by: JoeF. at April 25, 2020 12:29 AM (o1fzk)

610 then wander around to see if he wants anything.

there is no similarity between how men and women work in stores.
Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 12:25 AM (HALdu)

No, I definitely browse tools. Clothes? Naw, whatever cheap jeans will cover my butt. Shoes, i am more picky, because bad shoes harm your feet.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 12:29 AM (miJU3)

611 So how many Democrats have injected themselves with Clorox to prove Trump is dangerous?

Posted by: Anna Puma at April 25, 2020 12:30 AM (ucYbW)

612 Oh, and let's talk about how Montesquieu's ideals on governance are reflected in the Washington State Constitution.

you know, when we run out of deep comments about Carl Menger.

Posted by: Kindltot at April 25, 2020 12:30 AM (WyVLE)

613 "Vote Blue No Matter Who" and "One Rape vs. Ten Rapes" tells me thr DNC isn't sending their best.
Posted by: ... at April 25, 2020 12:01 AM (uEbPt)

So one rape is okay? Nice.

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 25, 2020 12:30 AM (OzQGF)

614 >it's fun to speculate about Lil' Kim; of course he could be dead, who knows. On the other hand you'd think a whole lot more freaking out would be going on inside Norkland if he was.



I like to think that Kim Jong Pudge is dead, and that the various contenders for the top spot are now busy killing each other to see who is last man standing

Posted by: DB- just DB. at April 25, 2020 12:30 AM (iTXRQ)

615 588

Good Sir....already acknowledged ....


I'm working on toasting many and planning next phase throat punches....yes the bloom is off the rose, the bloom is off the rose...we have been had....

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 12:30 AM (kFkpX)

616 607 Has anyone tried the new xcom game?
Posted by: 18-1 at April 25, 2020 12:29 AM (WdocV)

Saw ACG's review for it. He liked it. I have not played any of them since X-Com 2 came out.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 12:30 AM (A5zUN)

617 April- it may be spooky to you, but EVERYONE needs an AC 130.

Posted by: Charles the Simple at April 25, 2020 12:08 AM (HuH1F)

---
the very idea brings a Spectre of dread to me...

Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 25, 2020 12:31 AM (dlZr1)

618 611 So how many Democrats have injected themselves with Clorox to prove Trump is dangerous?
Posted by: Anna Puma at April 25, 2020 12:30 AM (ucYbW)

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It has no effect unless you eat a Tide pod and dump a bucket of ice water on your head.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 25, 2020 12:31 AM (XVuno)

619 You can't see me. I'm transparent.

Posted by: The Amazing Transparent Man at April 25, 2020 12:32 AM (aKsyK)

620 I absolutely do this.
Posted by: hogmartin at April




you get in your car and go to the store for no other reason than to see if there is something you want to buy?

just going to see if there is something you do not have a known need for, just to see what there is?

Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 12:32 AM (HALdu)

621 Posted by: The ARC of History! at April 24, 2020 11:56 PM (I2/tG)

My dad always called himself a Scoop Jackson Democrat.

Yes, there was disagreement on civil rights and Vietnam during the '60's. But what really permanently poisoned the political well was abortion, gay rights and other cultural issues.

Posted by: Donna&&&&&&V at April 25, 2020 12:33 AM (HabA/)

622 just going to see if there is something you do not have a known need for, just to see what there is?

Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 12:32 AM (HALdu)

Touche.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 12:33 AM (A5zUN)

623 Fat Man Kim is dead:

https://hooktube.com/watch?v=r8uhGHgEMM4

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 12:33 AM (miJU3)

624 619 You can't see me. I'm transparent.
Posted by: The Amazing Transparent Man at April 25, 2020 12:32 AM (aKsyK)

-------

Fag

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 25, 2020 12:33 AM (XVuno)

625 So how many Democrats have injected themselves with Clorox to prove Trump is dangerous?

Not enough.

Posted by: Blanco Basura - Green Chili fan at April 25, 2020 12:33 AM (xkSJa)

626 Yes, there was disagreement on civil rights and Vietnam during the '60's. But what really permanently poisoned the political well was abortion, gay rights and other cultural issues.

Posted by: Donna&&&&&&V at April 25, 2020 12:33 AM (HabA/)

It was the taint of 'the personal is political.' Politics as Holy War, whatever you want to call it.

I prefer to blame it all on the commies/hippies.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 12:34 AM (A5zUN)

627 It has no effect unless you eat a Tide pod and dump a bucket of ice water on your head.

Doesn't bleach work better with hot water?

Posted by: 🐧 at April 25, 2020 12:34 AM (ks+s+)

628 you get in your car and go to the store for no other reason than to see if there is something you want to buy?

just going to see if there is something you do not have a known need for, just to see what there is?
Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 12:32 AM (HALdu)


Gosh, no. Nothing like that.

I convince myself that I need some arbitrary throwaway thing right this minute, and look at other things while I'm accomplishing that critical goal, whatever it was.

Posted by: hogmartin at April 25, 2020 12:34 AM (t+qrx)

629 ..you get in your car and go to the store for no other reason than to see if there is something you want to buy?

just going to see if there is something you do not have a known need for, just to see what there is?

Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 12:32 AM (HALdu)



Gun Shows. Gun Stores. Pawn Shops.

Damn straight I do.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at April 25, 2020 12:34 AM (QzJWU)

630 JuJuBee, LOL!

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 12:34 AM (L2ZTs)

631 Kim's pining for the fjords.

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 12:34 AM (L2ZTs)

632 you get in your car and go to the store for no other reason than to see if there is something you want to buy?

Yeah its called "taking inventory".

The Adult version of the JCPenney Christmas catalog.

Posted by: 🐧 at April 25, 2020 12:35 AM (ks+s+)

633 I convince myself that I need some arbitrary throwaway thing right this minute, and look at other things while I'm accomplishing that critical goal, whatever it was.
Posted by: hogmartin at April




Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 12:35 AM (HALdu)

634 When Whoa Fat dies, North Korea will go dark.



Just a sec . . .

Posted by: Count de Monet at April 25, 2020 12:36 AM (q1Pj5)

635 I always thought we should not refer to Gun shops as gun 'stores.'

It makes more sense to refer to them as Orphanages for wayward firearms.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 12:36 AM (A5zUN)

636 Kim's not dead. He's on his horse galloping all over the White Mountain with its mystical dead commie grampa vibes.

Posted by: JuJuBee at April 25, 2020 12:36 AM (COzlW)

637
Before I got this arthritis, going to Lowe's, Home Depot, and other stores on a Sunday afternoon for no reason other to check out the tool dept, or other things, like lawn and garden, electrical, plumbing was what I'd do for fun.

And I take a buddy or two with me many of those times, and they'd do just what I was doing.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 25, 2020 12:36 AM (f1Vqw)

638 Example: Peter Walker, as seen on Tuckers Carlson's show last night
Posted by: OneEyedJack at April 25, 2020 12:09

That was horrifying.
Posted by: Infidel at April 25, 2020 12:11 AM (nvc6v)

I loved his proper use of buzz words like responsive and effective when defending the chinese response to wuhan flu.
His globalist worldview, his defense of offshoring jobs, his "pragmatic" outlook. Completely amoral.
I'm sure it held him in good stead financially, and fuck everyone else.

Posted by: OneEyedJack at April 25, 2020 12:37 AM (z79tQ)

639 When Whoa Fat dies, North Korea will go dark.

--------

In honor of his life they're going to turn in the light.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 25, 2020 12:37 AM (XVuno)

640
Northern Tool and Tractor Supply used to be a good Sunday afternoon destination as well.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 25, 2020 12:37 AM (f1Vqw)

641 618 611 So how many Democrats have injected themselves with Clorox to prove Trump is dangerous?
Posted by: Anna Puma at April 25, 2020 12:30 AM (ucYbW)

I saw a pretty interesting story about that guy who died from ingesting fish cleaner.

https://tinyurl.com/ydb2dtvq

The missus has some 'splaining to do.

Posted by: Donna&&&&&&V at April 25, 2020 12:38 AM (HabA/)

642 I don't think I've ever been to the grocery store to see if there's something I just want to buy to buy, and right now wearing a mask shopping is even more of unpleasant activity. I have gone into bookstore to just look around. I miss bookstores.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at April 25, 2020 12:38 AM (bW1Yb)

643 No man I know goes to Home Depot and comes back in less than four hours. Of course, they might also be hitting the titty bar on the way back.

Posted by: JuJuBee at April 25, 2020 12:40 AM (COzlW)

644 I don't think I've ever been to the grocery store to see if there's something I just want to buy to buy, and right now wearing a mask shopping is even more of unpleasant activity. I have gone into bookstore to just look around. I miss bookstores.
Posted by: FenelonSpoke




there are other kinds of stores

Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 12:41 AM (HALdu)

645 So how many Democrats have injected themselves with Clorox to prove Trump is dangerous?
Posted by: Anna Puma at April 25, 2020 12:30 AM (ucYbW)
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Not nearly enough?

Posted by: blake - semi lurker in marginal standing
at April 25, 2020 12:41 AM (WEBkv)

646 Fat Man Kim is dead:

Forty-eight Hour Rule.

(to ward off Gell-Mann Amnesia effect)

Posted by: 🐧 at April 25, 2020 12:41 AM (ks+s+)

647
643 No man I know goes to Home Depot and comes back in less than four hours. Of course, they might also be hitting the titty bar on the way back.
Posted by: JuJuBee at April 25, 2020 12:40 AM (COzlW)

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Pffft. I spend at least four hours looking at the wonderboard.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 25, 2020 12:42 AM (XVuno)

648 Kim Jong Un will never die.

Posted by: The Official State Position of North Korea at April 25, 2020 12:42 AM (tVQUs)

649 What's a wonderboard?

Posted by: JuJuBee at April 25, 2020 12:43 AM (COzlW)

650 No man I know goes to Home Depot and comes back in less than four hours.
Of course, they might also be hitting the titty bar on the way back.


Couldn't stay there that long. Would cut into my AoSHQ time too much.

Posted by: Blanco Basura - Green Chili fan at April 25, 2020 12:43 AM (xkSJa)

651
Just about every air tool I own was purchased on some of the Sunday afternoon jaunts. I go in, look around, and happen to see what I thought was a good price on something and get it.

I got a 3/8" air ratchet (and actual ratchet, not an impact wrench -- these things are cool, although you're not gonna get one in a real tight place), a 3/8" butterfly impact, a little die grinder and a cutoff tool. Also got a nice little air hammer and several sets of "bits" for it.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 25, 2020 12:44 AM (f1Vqw)

652 Kim Jong Un will never die.

Hey hey, my my

Posted by: Neil Young at April 25, 2020 12:44 AM (o1fzk)

653 WonderBoard is a cement-based backer board mainly used for tiling in wet places. Specifically, its components are Portland cement, expanded polystyrene (EPS) beads, aggregates, and fiberglass reinforcement.

--- Wikipedia

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 25, 2020 12:44 AM (XVuno)

654 643 No man I know goes to Home Depot and comes back in less than four hours. Of course, they might also be hitting the titty bar on the way back.
Posted by: JuJuBee at April 25, 2020 12:40 AM (COzlW)

You are | | close to betraying the man club. Consider this your final warning.

Posted by: Joe Biden at April 25, 2020 12:44 AM (Y8DtA)

655 What's a wonderboard?

around two pounds.


Oh... wrong joke.

Posted by: 🐧 at April 25, 2020 12:44 AM (ks+s+)

656 What's a wonderboard?
Posted by: JuJuBee at April 25, 2020 12:43 AM (COzlW)


GNNNHHHHHH

$20, same as-

*bites tongue clean off*

Posted by: hogmartin at April 25, 2020 12:45 AM (t+qrx)

657 here are other kinds of stores
Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 12:41 AM (HALdu)


I don't do random clothes shopping either.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at April 25, 2020 12:45 AM (bW1Yb)

658 I don't know about Home Depot elsewhere, but I can't tolerate the store here in CA. The color scheme looks like leftovers from the paint used on Mexican pottery.

And the aisles are crammed together.

No thanks.

Posted by: blake - semi lurker in marginal standing
at April 25, 2020 12:46 AM (WEBkv)

659 I have a hard time coming to grips with the idea that many modern power tools have a limited life.

I have my father's and grandfather's hand tools and a few of their power tools, like drills, jigsaws, sanders, etc. They have lasted.

Nowadays, tools like pressure washers, paint sprayers, saws, drills have fancy features and specialization uses and many are cordless and come with a big price tag. But a short useful life. This blows my mind.

Posted by: Count de Monet at April 25, 2020 12:47 AM (q1Pj5)

660 Posted by: FenelonSpoke at April 25, 2020 12:45 AM (bW1Yb)

Me neither, Fen. In fact, I hate even trying things on. If I need a shirt or pair of pants, I go in, pick something out in my size, say "that'll do" and get the hell out.

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 25, 2020 12:47 AM (OzQGF)

661 I admit to being a bit of a weirdo in that I normally like grocery shopping. And I'll make trips to different stores for different things. Trader Joes is good for wine and cheese. Aldis is the best place to pick up things like trash bags, TP, and paper plates and napkins. If I want really good meat and fish for a special I'll go to Sendik's a specialty store here.

When I lived close by I liked to go to Whole Foods for produce because it's so pretty there. The one in Milwaukee is below a medical clinic, which is really kind of genius placement. You get off the elevator after being lectured by your doctor about weight and exercise and your cholesterol level. You're vowing to do better and then and you look up and there's the produce department and it's all arranged so nicely. "That's it! No more Fritos! I'm gonna buy some lettuce and broccoli right now!"

Posted by: Donna&&&&&&V at April 25, 2020 12:48 AM (HabA/)

662 I'll do the flowers and plants section of Home Depot. Everything else is sheer torture. Oh, and the sheds that look like little barns or colonial houses (residual yearning from never having a playhouse in the yard).

Posted by: JuJuBee at April 25, 2020 12:48 AM (COzlW)

663 Nowadays, tools like pressure washers, paint sprayers, saws, drills have fancy features and specialization uses and many are cordless and come with a big price tag. But a short useful life. This blows my mind.

That is why you buy them at pawnshops.

Most of those tools will only be used for one project, will languish in the garage for a little while and then you can buy them second hand and barely used.

Posted by: 🐧 at April 25, 2020 12:48 AM (ks+s+)

664 >> But a short useful life. This blows my mind.

It's the "home hobbyist" market. They don't use the tools much and many of them are just short fuse. And made in China.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 25, 2020 12:49 AM (f1Vqw)

665 I never go out to the store without knowing what I want before I get there. It takes five minutes to know if they have what I want or if I have to go to another store.

If they do not have what I want I am not interested.

Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 12:49 AM (HALdu)

666 662 I'll do the flowers and plants section of Home Depot. Everything else is sheer torture. Oh, and the sheds that look like little barns or colonial houses (residual yearning from never having a playhouse in the yard).
Posted by: JuJuBee at April 25, 2020 12:48 AM (COzlW)

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If you don't troll the bidet section you've missed the best part.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 25, 2020 12:49 AM (XVuno)

667 Me neither, Fen. In fact, I hate even trying things on. If I need a shirt or pair of pants, I go in, pick something out in my size, say "that'll do" and get the hell out.
Posted by: Jordan61 at April 25, 2020 12:47 AM (OzQGF)

It seems like whenever I do that, I'll get home and try it on and it won't fit right or hang right. I've become very leery of buying clothes online for that reason. I ordered a top from Zulily and the sleeves were too long. I wouldn't have bought it if I had been able to try it on first.

Women's sizes are not very exact.

Posted by: Donna&&&&&&V at April 25, 2020 12:51 AM (HabA/)

668 I guess that Facebook has a group for everything. This one, Via the "Sunny Skyz" site called "Crap Wildlife Photography" does have some funny pictures. My favorite-bird and the pole,

https://tinyurl.com/y7rlmcem

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at April 25, 2020 12:51 AM (bW1Yb)

669 Me neither, Fen. In fact, I hate even trying things on. If I need a shirt or pair of pants, I go in, pick something out in my size, say "that'll do" and get the hell out.
Posted by: Jordan61



You should have some training for the women I know, though I am afraid that instead of fixing them they might ruin you.

Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 12:52 AM (HALdu)

670 Kim Jung Un blew his chance to be venerated the way austere scholar General Solimoni has.

I'm playing Hitman 2, where the 007 type grim puns are terrific.

Posted by: BourbonChicken with a Face Colander at April 25, 2020 12:53 AM (LxTcq)

671 Most of those tools will only be used for one project, will languish in the garage for a little while and then you can buy them second hand and barely used.
Posted by: penny gwen at April 25, 2020 12:48 AM (ks+s+)

My experience with pawn shop tools: beat-up junk, for which the pawn dealer wants damned near full retail.

My only good pawnshop deal? A used 18-foot Bobcat trailer that I bought for $3500 about 20 years ago, and still own.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 12:53 AM (miJU3)

672 I'll merely say that, men have no difficulty walking past a shoe store..

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at April 25, 2020 12:53 AM (pK7cg)

673 I'm suspicious about the whole Kim Jong-Un thing (if he is really dead). He seemed to be warming up to the idea of opening up. Maybe Nork hardliners, maybe Derp State hit?

Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at April 25, 2020 12:54 AM (SfYbS)

674 My only good pawnshop deal? A used 18-foot Bobcat trailer that I bought for $3500 about 20 years ago, and still own.
Posted by: Alberta Oil



do you have a bobcat?

are you allowed to have those at home?

would think your dog would not be fond of him.

Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 12:55 AM (HALdu)

675 They've got Biden sections to troll? I gotta check this out. I want a Biden fountain of him with a pair of wings, holding his pee-pee where the water comes out. Lights up at night in six colors!

Posted by: JuJuBee at April 25, 2020 12:55 AM (COzlW)

676 My experience with pawn shop tools: beat-up junk, for which the pawn dealer wants damned near full retail.


FIL cruises pawn shops and brings home all kinds of interesting things. Barely (like in once or twice) used 6HP lawnmower for < $100. 5HP edger < $150 built like a tank and has lasted for years.

Posted by: 🐧 at April 25, 2020 12:56 AM (ks+s+)

677 It's the "home hobbyist" market. They don't use the tools much and many of them are just short fuse. And made in China.
Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 25, 2020 12:49 AM (f1Vqw)

I have a "Bauer" 20-volt drill/driver that I bought at HF. It has lasted my at least 3 years, and is still going strong. And when I use it, I use the hell out of it.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 12:57 AM (miJU3)

678 I call B.S. People aren't eating less; anecdotal evidence indicates that
they're eating more. They're buying less from restaurants, but more
from grocers. If there are empty carriers, there are higher demands on
other carriers: carriers that might've been less than full before but
are now full up.

Bloomberg is as stupid as ever. Like all
economists, they get hung up on the supply side of things and what
supply disruptions might become. BUT THEY ALWAYS SEEM TO FORGET THE
DEMAND SIDE! If the supply is disrupted, it doesn't mean that the demand
has evaporated.

The supply chains are parallel, but for the most part they don't cross. Everything is centralized now, into big plants designed to do one thing that can't adapt to do another. Example: Restaurant milk is usually packaged in 2 1/2 gal bags or larger containers. That's that the milk plants are designed to produce, and there is not a lot of demand for 2 1/2 gal bags of milk in the consumer market. To retool to package milk in cartons would cost millions, and it would all be a waste in a few months when the demand for milk is back to the big bags as restaurants reopen. Meanwhile the plants that package milk in cartons are running at capacity. Another example: The wing industry is sitting on millions and millions of wings with little demand for them (wings are mostly a restaurant food), and even if there were demand, they are only set up to sell them in 30 lb lots. How many homes are looking to buy 30lbs of wings?
We've created a very, very efficient system - when things are normal. But like most systems designed to be hyper efficient it is quite brittle.

Posted by: Weirddave at April 25, 2020 12:58 AM (vwgaG)

679 ..
My experience with pawn shop tools: beat-up junk, for which the pawn dealer wants damned near full retail.

My only good pawnshop deal? A used 18-foot Bobcat trailer that I bought for $3500 about 20 years ago, and still own.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 12:53 AM (miJU3)



Some quality measuring tools in the local Pawn Shops around here. Micrometers, calipers, pin-gauges and more.

And the brute force tools can be good deals, too.

Heavy chains, come-alongs and such.

But, as to most power tools? You're spot on. Worn out consumer grade junk, at retail.

ONE shop near me has a good system of lowering prices, the longer the item has been at retail.

Makes for some good sniping. I got a 110 v., corded B&W hedge clipper, near new, for $7.

Works like a champ, it does.

*idea*

People ARE needing haircuts rather badly, these days, right?


/snrk


Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at April 25, 2020 12:59 AM (QzJWU)

680 Wonder board builds strong bodies twelve ways.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at April 25, 2020 01:00 AM (aKsyK)

681 milk is usually packaged in 2 1/2 gal "fun" bags




what size bra is that!?

Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 01:00 AM (HALdu)

682 My experience with pawn shop tools: beat-up junk, for which the pawn dealer wants damned near full retail.



My only good pawnshop deal? A used 18-foot Bobcat trailer that I bought for $3500 about 20 years ago, and still own.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 12:53 AM (miJU3)


Ditto. I have visited only 2 pawnshops and was gobsmacked by the pricing for items of questionable provenance and condition. Might as well buy new on sale.
Or hit up the estate and garage sales.

Posted by: Count de Monet at April 25, 2020 01:00 AM (q1Pj5)

683 682
My experience with pawn shop tools: beat-up junk, for which the pawn dealer wants damned near full retail.

Mongo only pawn in game of life.

Posted by: Mongo at April 25, 2020 01:02 AM (ufFY8)

684 Wonder board builds strong bodies twelve ways.
Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at April 25, 2020 01:00 AM (aKsyK)

Now fortified with Melamine, the wonder nutrient.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 01:02 AM (miJU3)

685 On shopping for the sake of shopping:


I like to peruse the garden centers, not necessarily in order to purchase anything, but to gain inspiration. If I really like a display, often I can copy it for a fraction of the store's "ready to go" price...


There's not much I can do here but 'window-shop' these days-- cruising the garden shop is just about my only leisure and gives me immense pleasure.


Hubby hates it, so I try to go alone. He bitches about any plants that I buy, even though I usually spend less than $50 per season. (Wth? I still w*rk fulltime...we can afford it.) This year, I'm finished at roughly $20 worth.


Grocery shopping is a necessary evil! Some days I have *no idea* what to cook!! Sorry, but I'm one of 'those people' who wanders aimlessly sometimes, trying to figure out what's for supper.


Would be nice if hubby could get in on the grocery/cooking action, but no dice, so folks will just have to put up with my wanderings, tough sh!t, LOL!

Posted by: JQ at April 25, 2020 01:03 AM (whOIk)

686
The Lowe's and Home Depots around here carry the cheap stuff, and they also carry the more expensive stuff. Northern will carry the heavier duty stuff as well.

And, if all else fails, Grainger carries the good stuff, although you'll pay for it, unless you're a pretty high volume customer.

I bought a DeWalt DW364K circular saw from Grainger, when no one else had it, just the cheaper models.

That thing will last my lifetime.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 25, 2020 01:03 AM (f1Vqw)

687 I went to Menard's today and picked up material to put up some shelves ~shimmy in the space-time continuum~ and got back in time to put them up before lunch was over.

In the family room next to the fireplace, one support rail fastened to one of the wall studs, three 24" shelves, for the old family photo albums - 1950's onward.

I had to get them out of the boxes, but really how to set them up...and then I saw that blank section of the room.

Posted by: Mikey NTH - Gov. LePetomaine Wants Your Harumph at The Outrage Outlet! at April 25, 2020 01:06 AM (0QYMt)

688 ..The Lowe's and Home Depots around here carry the cheap stuff, and they also carry the more expensive stuff. Northern will carry the heavier duty stuff as well.

And, if all else fails, Grainger carries the good stuff, although you'll pay for it, unless you're a pretty high volume customer.

I bought a DeWalt DW364K circular saw from Grainger, when no one else had it, just the cheaper models.

That thing will last my lifetime.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 25, 2020 01:03 AM (f1Vqw)




I buy "forever" tools at Terry's Tools, on Airport Blvd., as it leads in to Hobby Airport, here in Houston.

All of the finest, High Quality tools, and unlike Grainger, they're all out on display were you can see them, be tempted by them, be seduced by them and succumb to them.

It is a very, very dangerous place.

It is the Collector's Firearms of Tool Stores.

You. Have. Been. Warned.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at April 25, 2020 01:07 AM (QzJWU)

689 The Chinese sent a team of doctors to "help" Kim.

"Take two bats and call us in the morning if there's no change."

Posted by: JuJuBee at April 25, 2020 01:08 AM (COzlW)

690 My only good pawnshop deal? A used 18-foot Bobcat trailer that I bought for $3500 about 20 years ago, and still own.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 12:53 AM (miJU3)

Ditto. I have visited only 2 pawnshops and was gobsmacked by the pricing for items of questionable provenance and condition. Might as well buy new on sale.
Or hit up the estate and garage sales.
Posted by: Count de Monet at April 25, 2020 01:00 AM (q1Pj5)


Troll the university salvage yard. I picked up a scanning electron microscope, a fifty seat bus, a chest freezer that goes to -150° C, thirty feet of organ pipe, and a pallet of those foodservice heater/dispensers for nacho cheese sauce.

I don't know what I'm going to make from all of it, but it's gonna be effin' epic.

Posted by: hogmartin at April 25, 2020 01:08 AM (t+qrx)

691 Another example: The wing industry is sitting on
millions and millions of wings with little demand for them (wings are
mostly a restaurant food), and even if there were demand, they are only
set up to sell them in 30 lb lots. How many homes are looking to buy
30lbs of wings?
We've created a very, very efficient system - when
things are normal. But like most systems designed to be hyper efficient
it is quite brittle.
Posted by: Weirddave at April 25, 2020 12:58 AM (vwgaG)


I would then consider as a restaurant owner for buying bulk and selling "home cooked meals" like the blue box people.

Instructions and everything.

I wish I could go back in time 30 days and give me that idea,

Posted by: Kindltot at April 25, 2020 01:09 AM (WyVLE)

692 It is the Collector's Firearms of Tool Stores.

You. Have. Been. Warned.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX
Posted by: Jim




something funny, in an old Perry Mason show somebody bougt their in gun in a hardware store.

Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 01:09 AM (HALdu)

693 the norks use bats the same way richard gere uses gerbils

Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 01:10 AM (HALdu)

694 We gave him 2 gram ground tiger penis, but his diabetes don't get better.
Go fig.

Posted by: Dr. Hung Wei Lo at April 25, 2020 01:10 AM (SfYbS)

695 you know our dog is doing great with the covid stuff.

no whining about having to eat the same food every day.

Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 01:11 AM (HALdu)

696 So,

Our Betters...So better because they are SCIENCE better schooled...and SCIENCE..now in our face 24/7...and SCIENCE telling us poor UN-SCIENCED type to OBEY THE SCIENCE that knows SO MUCH BETTER...than us poor un-scienced...


still flabbergasted...and knowing . not a shot fired....yet

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 01:11 AM (kFkpX)

697 something funny, in an old Perry Mason show somebody bougt their in gun in a hardware store.
Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 01:09 AM (HALdu)


Riley's Ace Hardware in Grand Rapids has a gun store in the basement.

Posted by: hogmartin at April 25, 2020 01:11 AM (t+qrx)

698 Sorry, break bulk and part them into meal boxes that the buyer can go home and cook. I bet a lot of people are tired of take out and don't really know how to cook, and have spare time.

Also, pre-raised loaves for baking. That would be a fantastic idea.

Posted by: Kindltot at April 25, 2020 01:12 AM (WyVLE)

699
I'm getting all hepped up for a little project. I'm drilling a new well, for the new house. They're gonna need water pretty early on (brick masons), and I've got to get water to the site.

The current well situation is a long story, but I always wanted to try to sink a good well with as high a capacity as can be mustered, and put in some frost proof stand faucets around the shop and shed area.

And that's what I'm gonna do. I've got 3-phase in the shop, and I'm gonna use a 3-phase pump motor. But I've got to get said 3-phase feed out of the shop and to the well. Well is going right behind a new pole shed, and I'm gonna run a 3-phase feed out there, and then run a circuit from there to the well.

So I'm gonna be doing some digging next week. I was trying to decide what size feed to use, determined by wire cost and all that.

I've settled on using #6 Al USE cable. And that will allow to wire up that new shed right with lights and outlets galore, another project I've been meaning to get around to.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 25, 2020 01:13 AM (f1Vqw)

700 ..something funny, in an old Perry Mason show somebody bougt their in gun in a hardware store.

Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 01:09 AM (HALdu)



Even into the early '70s, the Gun Counter at the J.C. Penny's or Sears stores, were formidable fonts of fine firearms.

Same with Montgomery Wards. Western Auto.

Many more.

We need to repeal GCA '68, and get back to the Good Old Days.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at April 25, 2020 01:13 AM (QzJWU)

701 Riley's Ace Hardware in Grand Rapids has a gun store in the basement.
Posted by: hogmartin




huh, that is interesting.

Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 01:13 AM (HALdu)

702 terrible sentence construction. Time to start drinking instead of posting.

Posted by: Kindltot at April 25, 2020 01:13 AM (WyVLE)

703 something funny, in an old Perry Mason show somebody bougt their in gun in a hardware store.

Posted by: not so
------

Used to be common. Also, Sears, Western Auto.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at April 25, 2020 01:14 AM (bk3Sg)

704 you get in your car and go to the store for no other reason than to see if there is something you want to buy?



just going to see if there is something you do not have a known need for, just to see what there is?





Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 12:32 AM (HALdu)

---
these days?

hell yes.

i shop for other people, and for trading, and to see what is on the shelf today that wasn't there yesterday.

and, even more importantly, because various would be fascists told me i HAVE to stay home.

Fuck You!

i'm US Army retired, and i have a life time exemption from every having to do something stupid because some window licking, paint chip eating, mouth breathing idiot with a room temperature IQ thinks it's a good idea.

Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 25, 2020 01:14 AM (dlZr1)

705 >>> Riley's Ace Hardware in Grand Rapids has a gun store in the basement.
Posted by: hogmartin at April

When I was a tween (late 70's), the family owned hardware store in town is where you could take your hunter safety course.

Posted by: Turn Two at April 25, 2020 01:16 AM (iaX2H)

706 697 something funny, in an old Perry Mason show somebody bougt their in gun in a hardware store.
Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 01:09 AM (HALdu)

Riley's Ace Hardware in Grand Rapids has a gun store in the basement.

Posted by: hogmartin at April 25, 2020 01:11 AM (t+qrx)


I recall the hardware stores in Roscommon, MI having rifles and shotguns for sale. Asa a kid never thought about it, it "just was" if you know what I mean.

Posted by: Mikey NTH - Gov. LePetomaine Wants Your Harumph at The Outrage Outlet! at April 25, 2020 01:16 AM (0QYMt)

707 Troll the university salvage yard. I picked up a scanning electron microscope, a fifty seat bus, a chest freezer that goes to -150 C, thirty feet of organ pipe, and a pallet of those foodservice heater/dispensers for nacho cheese sauce.

I don't know what I'm going to make from all of it, but it's gonna be effin' epic.
Posted by: hogmartin at April 25, 2020 01:08 AM (t+qrx)

Are you talking about the MSU surplus store?

Back when I lived in Michigan that was the only place I'd buy batteries from. The ones I got there seemed to last thrice as long as any other battery I've ever used.

I also picked up a ton of recording equipment from there. Not sure if I got a good deal on it, though.

Posted by: Surfperch at April 25, 2020 01:16 AM (tVQUs)

708 What in the world has happened to Melamine cereal bowls? I've been keeping an eye out for them for years now, and don't see them for sale anywhere.

At this point I don't even need any, but am just curious. The ones we used when the kids were young were great, just about indestructible!

Posted by: Hierominous Botch at April 25, 2020 01:16 AM (YqED9)

709 Chinese are using it for dog food now

Posted by: Kindltot at April 25, 2020 01:18 AM (WyVLE)

710 Hardware stores in my neck of the woods (NC), at least some of them, still carry a full line of shooting equipment.

Posted by: Hierominous Botch at April 25, 2020 01:18 AM (YqED9)

711 Not particularly good deals, though, that I've seen.

Posted by: Hierominous Botch at April 25, 2020 01:19 AM (YqED9)

712 Best pawn shop deal, 1964 Ithaca Model 37 Deer Slayer.

I should never have had it with me while paddling that class 6 rapid on the Chattooga. Probably been washed down to the Gulf of Mexico by now.

Posted by: Harry's Pawn at April 25, 2020 01:19 AM (LxqES)

713 Posted by: Hierominous Botch at April 25, 2020 01:16 AM (YqED9)

We get the Pottery Barn catalog and I remember seeing a bunch of them in there last summer.

Posted by: Donna&&&&&&V at April 25, 2020 01:19 AM (HabA/)

714 Are you talking about the MSU surplus store?
Posted by: Surfperch at April 25, 2020 01:16 AM (tVQUs)


I am. They moved it from the end of Service Rd, now it's in a bigger building on a big lot on Farm Lane and Service, next to the power plant. And they're open every weekday, instead of two hours on Thursday or whatever it used to be.

Posted by: hogmartin at April 25, 2020 01:19 AM (t+qrx)

715 because various would be fascists told me i HAVE to stay home.

Fuck You!

i'm
US Army retired, and i have a life time exemption from every having to
do something stupid because some window licking, paint chip eating,
mouth breathing idiot with a room temperature IQ thinks it's a good
idea.


Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 25, 2020 01:14 AM (dlZr1)

Well said!

Posted by: Count de Monet at April 25, 2020 01:19 AM (q1Pj5)

716 Example: Peter Walker, as seen on Tuckers Carlson's show last night

Posted by: OneEyedJack at April 25, 2020 12:09 AM (z79tQ)



Yeah, that was jaw-dropping. That man had absolutely no idea that
he was revealing what a cold-hearted shit he is. I'm sure he thought he
handled Tucker just fine.

Posted by: DonnaV at April 25, 2020 12:15 AM (HabA/)

On top of it all, he asked Tucker for the interview. Those were all the points he was dying to make to the public.

Posted by: Methos at April 25, 2020 01:19 AM (kOpft)

717 >>> Best pawn shop deal, 1964 Ithaca Model 37 Deer Slayer.

I should never have had it with me while paddling that class 6 rapid on the Chattooga. Probably been washed down to the Gulf of Mexico by now.
Posted by: Harry's Pawn


Darn shame, that is.

Posted by: Turn Two at April 25, 2020 01:20 AM (iaX2H)

718 Fuck You!

i'm US Army retired, and i have a life time exemption from every having to do something stupid because some window licking, paint chip eating, mouth breathing idiot with a room temperature IQ thinks it's a good idea.
Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 25, 2020 01:14 AM (dlZr1)


Oh yeah? What about the surgeon GENERAL? Huh?
He's even got an absurdly big hat to assert his authority.

Posted by: OneEyedJack at April 25, 2020 01:20 AM (z79tQ)

719 I remember Payne Hardware on Lonsdale Avenue in North Vancouver sold carbide miners' lamps. And dynamite.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 01:20 AM (miJU3)

720 Jim

April

hogmartin

Alberta

Cicero

I'm tanked ...who cares... but I saw you tonight

sleep well

I get a 3 day weekend cuz I have been pushing the curve big time since 3/11/20

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 01:20 AM (kFkpX)

721 "Are you talking about the MSU surplus store?"

It is still there, I got a desk chair for five dollars a couple of years ago. It is a true "Trash & Treasures" place.

Posted by: Mikey NTH - Gov. LePetomaine Wants Your Harumph at The Outrage Outlet! at April 25, 2020 01:21 AM (0QYMt)

722 Troll the university salvage yard.



Heh. Our local uni has a cadaver test site. Seems feral cats have been a problem.

This will get me some hate, but if there were no cameras, it would be good target practice.

Posted by: Infidel at April 25, 2020 01:21 AM (nvc6v)

723
For the well itself, I ought not to count chickens before they hatch, but this spot will be pretty good, I hope. There's an old bored well nearby, one my father put in back in '60 when he built his house here. It's abandoned now. They hit water at 22' and went on another 10' or so.

By bored well, I mean the much large diameter shallow types with "terra cotta" like liners. It used a jet pump and foot valve, and those things are nothing but trouble.

Long since abandoned, but I'm thinking a nice drilled well nearby will get some nice capacity.

If I can get that high capacity, I'll put a big pump in (with a 3-phase motor, the sky is the limit, but I'll be nowhere near the sky). And that will mean a big pressure tank assembly.

I'll go with twin 100 gal pressure tanks near the well, or maybe less. Depends on the size vs how much "pump shed" I want to deal with.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 25, 2020 01:21 AM (f1Vqw)

724 It is the Collector's Firearms of Tool Stores.



You. Have. Been. Warned.







Jim

Sunk New Dawn

Galveston, TX



Either store would be the ruin of me.

Posted by: Count de Monet at April 25, 2020 01:21 AM (q1Pj5)

725
.you get in your car and go to the store for no other reason than to see if there is something you want to buy?


just going to see if there is something you do not have a known need for, just to see what there is?

Thrift stores. Grocery stores. Gun stores. Need I go on?

Posted by: Weirddave at April 25, 2020 01:21 AM (vwgaG)

726 out downstairs neighbor is not having fun during the stay at home thing.

he was banging our door the other night at 1am because we were walking around.

he wanted to get us to agree to go to bed by 10.

he took no for an answer.

Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 01:21 AM (HALdu)

727 What in the world has happened to Melamine cereal bowls? I've been keeping an eye out for them for years now, and don't see them for sale anywhere.

At this point I don't even need any, but am just curious. The ones we used when the kids were young were great, just about indestructible!
Posted by: Hierominous Botch at April 25, 2020 01:16 AM (YqED9)

We needed a metric fuckton of it to build my home planet.

Posted by: Alf at April 25, 2020 01:22 AM (miJU3)

728 Thanks, Donna of the ampersands. I think there's a PB in town here. They probably won't have the plain white (black) $1.50 ones, at a guess. Still, as I say, I'd like to know where some are if wanted/needed.

Posted by: Hierominous Botch at April 25, 2020 01:23 AM (YqED9)

729 Evenin' All,

Visited many pawn shops, only ever bought one thing: A copy of Warren Zevon's Excitable Boy. Vinyl was in excellent condition, the sleeve was beat to hell.

In other news, moved all our junk down to So Cal this past weekend. The 16-foot POD couldn't be dropped off at the house because the driveway was too short and the street was too narrow, so my bro and I had to make 3 to and from the PODS facility (10 miles one way) to shuttle all the stuff in a U-Haul. Fortunately I already had the U-haul, mostly to truck down Average Wife's sh*t load of plants, and to tow her VW Bug. Anyway, all (well, most) of our junk is down there now, and I'm back up here prepping the house for rental (crosses fingers).

Hope everyone here is A-OK and not coughing up blood.

Posted by: Average Guy at April 25, 2020 01:23 AM (BaHwF)

730 Is it Trash? Or is it Treasure?


Your imagination is all that is between the two.

Posted by: Mikey NTH - Gov. LePetomaine Wants Your Harumph at The Outrage Outlet! at April 25, 2020 01:23 AM (0QYMt)

731 .you get in your car and go to the store for no other reason than to see if there is something you want to buy?


just going to see if there is something you do not have a known need for, just to see what there is?

Thrift stores. Grocery stores. Gun stores. Need I go on?
Posted by: Weirddave




It is not going to do any good I would not understand it if you did.

I just never go to a store to see what there is.

If I want or need something I know before I go to the store.

I might go to a restaurant to eat without knowing what I am going to have before sitting down but I never think "hey we should go into that restaurant to see if they have something."

Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 01:25 AM (HALdu)

732 Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 25, 2020 01:21 AM (f1Vqw)


The well drilling scenes from Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House comes to mind. Wishing you much better luck than he had.

Posted by: Count de Monet at April 25, 2020 01:25 AM (q1Pj5)

733 Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House


Is that the one where every contractor hoses him?

Posted by: Infidel at April 25, 2020 01:27 AM (nvc6v)

734 Average Guy, when you come back down, be advised you can take a relaxing stroll on the beach.

But you'll have to park somewhere, lots will be closed.

And you can't lie down on the beach.

And you must maintain your distance from other non-household members.

And ....

Well, you get the idea. Just a big, warm welcoming embrace from the local nitwits that the local nitwit voters are happy to keep in office.

Posted by: rhomboid at April 25, 2020 01:27 AM (El6T/)

735 In black and White?

Posted by: Infidel at April 25, 2020 01:28 AM (nvc6v)

736 Well, tomorrow is pickup meds and dry goods for the parents doing their Chicom#19 induced Supermax imitation.

Think I will use the paint respirator. See how that goes over in the drug store.

It is so much fun breathing and sounding like Darth Vader.

Posted by: Headless Body of Agnew at April 25, 2020 01:29 AM (e1mEI)

737





Jim Blandings

:

Water, Mr. Tesander.





Tesander

:

Yep.





Jim Blandings

:

At six feet.





Tesander

:

Yep.





Jim Blandings

:

And just over there, you had to go down 227 feet to hit the same water.





Tesander

:

Yep.





Jim Blandings

:

Now, how do you account for that, Mr. Tesander?





Tesander

:

Well, the way it appears to me, Mr.
Blandings... over here the water is down around six feet. And over there
it's down around 227 feet.




[Bill Cole repeats the last line
in unison with Tesander who looks over his should at Cole]






Bill Cole

:

Yep.


Posted by: Hierominous Botch at April 25, 2020 01:30 AM (YqED9)

738 What in the world has happened to Melamine cereal bowls? I've been keeping an eye out for them for years now, and don't see them for sale anywhere.

At this point I don't even need any, but am just curious. The ones we used when the kids were young were great, just about indestructible!
Posted by: Hierominous Botch at April 25, 2020 01:16 AM (YqED9)

I'm sure (as with just about everything) you can buy them somewhere online.

Posted by: Surfperch at April 25, 2020 01:31 AM (tVQUs)

739 Whoa!

Posted by: Hierominous Botch at April 25, 2020 01:31 AM (YqED9)

740 One never knows...

Posted by: Hierominous Botch at April 25, 2020 01:32 AM (YqED9)

741 I stay out of gun stores generally now, feel guilty looking at/handling/discussing all the wonderful toys, knowing there's no chance I'll be buying. Some places they don't care, others one can detect the vibe.

I look forward to, and dread, visiting certain C&R gun stores located elsewhere in the region. By the time that happens I might actually be in buying mode again.

Posted by: rhomboid at April 25, 2020 01:32 AM (El6T/)

742 The 6 ft water was in his new basement excavation.

Posted by: Count de Monet at April 25, 2020 01:32 AM (q1Pj5)

743 And you can't lie down on the beach.

Posted by: rhomboid at April 25, 2020 01:27 AM (El6T/)

Because you might get scooped up by an endloader getting sand to dump in the skate park?

Posted by: Alf at April 25, 2020 01:33 AM (miJU3)

744 726 out downstairs neighbor is not having fun during the stay at home thing.

he was banging our door the other night at 1am because we were walking around.

he wanted to get us to agree to go to bed by 10.

he took no for an answer.
Posted by: not so at April 25, 2020 01:21 AM (HALdu)

That's "If you ever even fucking look at me again I'll shoot you in the face" horrifying. Just my casual, not even worth paying attention to observation.

Posted by: Joe Biden at April 25, 2020 01:33 AM (Y8DtA)

745 Sometimes, I wonder

Take a prime cut of beef, grill it to perfection, and...

slap butter on it. This is gourmet.
dip in A-1. This is gauche beyond all bounds of decency.

Btw, if you want to see real bad cop stories, there is

https://thefreethoughtproject.com/

Yes, it has slanted anti-cop rhetoric in the write ups. But they ain't making up the stories. Perhaps spinning a fact or two, read for yourself and decide.

Posted by: GnuBreed at April 25, 2020 01:33 AM (Z4rgH)

746 /feckin' sock

Posted by: Abiss at April 25, 2020 01:34 AM (Y8DtA)

747 *blinks in confusion*

Posted by: The Barrel at April 25, 2020 01:34 AM (kOpft)

748 Oh yeah? What about the surgeon GENERAL? Huh?

He's even got an absurdly big hat to assert his authority.

Posted by: OneEyedJack at April 25, 2020 01:20 AM (z79tQ)

---
he can bring me a cold beer:

i retired as a Spec-4 with 19 years, 11 months time in grade*, so i out rank his REMF ass.

*true story

Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 25, 2020 01:35 AM (dlZr1)

749 Posted by: Hierominous Botch

More like Formatting Botch
amirite

Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at April 25, 2020 01:35 AM (SfYbS)

750 Schrodinger's Cut-n-Paste

Posted by: Hierominous Botch at April 25, 2020 01:36 AM (YqED9)

751 And you can't lie down on the beach.

Posted by: rhomboid at April 25, 2020 01:27 AM (El6T/)

Because you might get scooped up by an endloader getting sand to dump in the skate park?

Posted by: Alf at April 25, 2020 01:33 AM (miJU3)


There is also the occasional sunbather run over by beach patrol cops on their big ass 4 wheelers. They are usually real sorry.

Posted by: GnuBreed at April 25, 2020 01:37 AM (Z4rgH)

752 There needs to be a tactical construct going forward for places like Venice...Santa Monica....WeHo and the like

after all.....Getty Boy...

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 01:38 AM (kFkpX)

753 Hope everyone here is A-OK and not coughing up blood.

Posted by: Average Guy at April 25, 2020 01:23 AM (BaHwF)

---
where in SoCal?

we might be neighbors...

Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 25, 2020 01:38 AM (dlZr1)

754 redc I think he's moving to north county SD.

Posted by: rhomboid at April 25, 2020 01:39 AM (El6T/)

755 Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House





Is that the one where every contractor hoses him?

Posted by: Infidel at April 25, 2020 01:27 AM (nvc6v)

Thinking back, it was more like Murphy's Law was in full force.

Posted by: Count de Monet at April 25, 2020 01:39 AM (q1Pj5)

756 Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House

Is that the one where every contractor hoses him?

Posted by: Infidel at April 25, 2020 01:27 AM (nvc6v)


My favorite scene was about the paint:

Muriel Blandings: I want it to be a soft green, not as blue-green as a robin's egg, but not as yellow-green as daffodil buds. Now, the only sample I could get is a little too yellow, but don't let whoever does it go to the other extreme and get it too blue. It should just be a sort of grayish-yellow-green.

My ex played that role in real life.

Posted by: RickZ at April 25, 2020 01:39 AM (Y8PSl)

757 Off, Melmacite sock.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 01:40 AM (miJU3)

758 They also are reviewing their procedures, and will provide additional training.

Posted by: GnuBreed at April 25, 2020 01:40 AM (Z4rgH)

759 ..It is still there, I got a desk chair for five dollars a couple of years ago. It is a true "Trash & Treasures" place.

Posted by: Mikey NTH - Gov. LePetomaine Wants Your Harumph at The Outrage Outlet! at April 25, 2020 01:21 AM (0QYMt)



I snagged a Hayworth office chair (with armrests) from a yard sale, bout 10 years ago. Mint condition.

$5.

When it was new in the '80s, it cost about $500.

It's still as solid as a rock, and one of the most comfortable chairs, ever.

Quality, endures. (I'll use this quote more as I age, I'm sure) lol



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at April 25, 2020 01:42 AM (QzJWU)

760 RickZ, mine too.

Contractor (turning to his painter) - "You get all that, Hank?"
Painter - "Yup. White, blue, yellow, green, red?"
Contractor - "Check."

Posted by: Hierominous Botch at April 25, 2020 01:43 AM (YqED9)

761
Thinking back, it was more like Murphy's Law was in full force.
Posted by: Count de Monet at April 25, 2020 01:39

I think you are right. Been a long time since I have seen that movie.

Posted by: Infidel at April 25, 2020 01:43 AM (nvc6v)

762 Posted by: rhomboid at April 25, 2020 01:27 AM (El6T/)

Rhomboid, I know! It's the same up here. Was driving out to the coast to deliver a rabbit hutch to someone (I offered it for free on Nextdoor), since Average Wife and myself wanted to get out of the house. At the onramp to the main road out to the coast, an electronic road sign read "Are you more than 5 miles from home? If so, turn back". We didn't. We delivered the hutch. But all the residential streets near the beach were coned off, and there were dudes and dudettes in pickup trucks with county seals on them, checking papers, I guess. So we took a nice drive down the coast, and back home via the backroads.

Posted by: Average Guy at April 25, 2020 01:45 AM (BaHwF)

763 They also are reviewing their procedures, and will provide additional training.
Posted by: GnuBreed at April 25, 2020 01:40 AM (Z4rgH)

"Joe, don't diddle the help." "OK"

(writes in notebook) Training accomplished.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 01:45 AM (miJU3)

764 I remember Payne Hardware on Lonsdale Avenue in North Vancouver sold carbide miners' lamps. And dynamite.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon
------

Related to our discussion the other night, I can remember when our local hardware store had galena crystals, the potted ones used with a cat's whisker detector set up.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at April 25, 2020 01:46 AM (mLizQ)

765 The move holds up pretty well, I think. I've found those old screw-ball comedies aren't for everyone, though. People I've recommended some of them to either love them or start avoiding me.

Posted by: Hierominous Botch at April 25, 2020 01:46 AM (YqED9)

766 Boy, TCM seems to gone in the shitter.

Posted by: Infidel at April 25, 2020 01:47 AM (nvc6v)

767 Make that "movie." The thing that holds up, or not.

Posted by: Hierominous Botch at April 25, 2020 01:48 AM (YqED9)

768 Off, Melmacite sock.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon

Was Melmacite one of the Shitennou?

Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at April 25, 2020 01:48 AM (SfYbS)

769 where in SoCal?

we might be neighbors...
Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 25, 2020 01:38 AM (dlZr1)

redc1c4, we'll be living in Oceanside for at least a year. After that, who knows? Average Wife's new job will be in Sorrento Valley, so after we've decided we're gonna stay we'll sell our house up here and buy something probably closer to her work. My job (if I can drum up business) will be anywhere and everywhere in the greater SD area.

Posted by: Average Guy at April 25, 2020 01:50 AM (BaHwF)

770 The move holds up pretty well, I think. I've found those old screw-ball comedies aren't for everyone, though. People I've recommended some of them to either love them or start avoiding me.
Posted by: Hierominous Botch

I like those if I'm in the mood. Double Indemnity is a fav. Of course, I am a big fan of Barbara Stanwyk.

Posted by: Infidel at April 25, 2020 01:50 AM (nvc6v)

771 Was Melmacite one of the Shitennou?
Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at April 25, 2020 01:48 AM (SfYbS)

No, I came from the planet Melmac, and I ain't shitennou.

Posted by: Alf, the Alien Life Form at April 25, 2020 01:50 AM (miJU3)

772 Just for the record and after having CROSS REFERENCED
multiple of the said MODELS regarding this POS COVID-19?

We all have sucked BIG DICK...and unfortunately (after you wipe the BS jizz of your chins) you are going to be so very pissed off that you may start to think about DESTROYING SOME STUFF........hold that thought for now.











Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 01:51 AM (kFkpX)

773 You Shitenme?

OK, Horde, I'm out. Sweet dreams to the lot of ya!

Posted by: Hierominous Botch at April 25, 2020 01:52 AM (YqED9)

774 Nite, HB.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 01:54 AM (miJU3)

775 What in the world has happened to Melamine cereal bowls? I've been keeping an eye out for them for years now, and don't see them for sale anywhere.

HB, my parents bought a full set of melamine dishes, er, a long time ago, and we're still using them. Damn near indestructible, can't be marked by knives, usually even survives a 4 foot drop to a tile floor.

Posted by: GnuBreed at April 25, 2020 01:54 AM (Z4rgH)

776
redc I think he's moving to north county SD.

Posted by: rhomboid at April 25, 2020 01:39 AM (El6T/)

---
well, that's better than LA County.

and now, with the ruling on Rhode v Bracero, we're closer to being free to say FTS to #Failifornia, and emigrate to free country.

don't know if we ever will, but it's nice to consider as a possibility.

Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 25, 2020 01:54 AM (dlZr1)

777 Well said!


Posted by: Count de Monet at April 25, 2020 01:19 AM (q1Pj5)

---
one tries...


Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 25, 2020 01:55 AM (dlZr1)

778 Average Guy, that's very East German of them (wherever you drove to drop off the rabbit hutch).

I'm hoping that at least there will be a lot of lingering resentment at anyone enforcing these idiotic rules (yes, Martha, there is no logical or scientific basis for many of the restrictions, or almost any of them regarding outdoor activity).

But, CA. People are too dumb, too passive, too ignorant, or too alienated to even try any more - thus the Soviet-style uniparty and permanent incumbency features, and the declining services and constantly rising taxes.

Posted by: rhomboid at April 25, 2020 01:59 AM (El6T/)

779 HB, my parents bought a full set of melamine dishes, er, a long time ago, and we're still using them. Damn near indestructible, can't be marked by knives, usually even survives a 4 foot drop to a tile floor.
Posted by: GnuBreed at April 25, 2020 01:54 AM (Z4rgH)

And there was Melamine, from Abilene, she sure was pretty, but too damned mean...

https://hooktube.com/watch?v=QuJroujjYDk

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 02:01 AM (miJU3)

780 No man I know goes to Home Depot and comes back in
less than four hours. Of course, they might also be hitting the titty
bar on the way back.

Posted by: JuJuBee at April 25, 2020 12:40 AM (COzlW)

I'm in and out of that place. I don't like shopping much, so when I go somewhere like that I'm usually on a mission. I never just go to see what intrigues me. I have been known to browse the tool section, but that don't last 10 minutes.

Posted by: Berserker-Dragonheads Division at April 25, 2020 02:02 AM (9Om/r)

781 redc1c4, we'll be living in Oceanside for at least a
year. After that, who knows? Average Wife's new job will be in Sorrento
Valley, so after we've decided we're gonna stay we'll sell our house up
here and buy something probably closer to her work. My job (if I can
drum up business) will be anywhere and everywhere in the greater SD
area.

Posted by: Average Guy at April 25, 2020 01:50 AM (BaHwF)
---
much closer to rhomboid than me: i'm in The Valley, like totally, up in LA.

but i've got a good friend who lives in Fallbrook, and my semi-estranged brother lives Insane Diego, where he and his wife are both employed by the school district.

lots of good toy stores down there: check out AO Sword in El Cajon. David always has lots of interesting CnR stuff to browse.

Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 25, 2020 02:02 AM (dlZr1)

782 The move holds up pretty well, I think. I've found those old screw-ball comedies aren't for everyone, though. People I've recommended some of them to either love them or start avoiding me.

Posted by: Hierominous Botch at April 25, 2020 01:46 AM (YqED9)


The dialogue was often fast-paced ('His Girl Friday', e.g.) and the humor not in-your-face slapstick. You have to pay attention to be entertained and 'paying attention' leaves out many modern viewers. Those were comedies for adults 'who've seen some things'.

Posted by: RickZ at April 25, 2020 02:04 AM (Y8PSl)

783 Oh yeah? What about the surgeon GENERAL? Huh?
He's even got an absurdly big hat to assert his authority.
Posted by: OneEyedJack at April 25, 2020 01:20 AM (z79tQ)

He's actually a Vice Admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.

Posted by: Fox2! at April 25, 2020 02:08 AM (qyH+l)

784 The Sturgeon General? Sounds a bit fishy.

Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at April 25, 2020 02:12 AM (SfYbS)

785 I want to thank President Obama for everything he has done to help our community get through this crisis created by Trump.

Thank You and Michelle for everything and we still love you ......

Posted by: Mary Clogginstein from Brattleboro, VT at April 25, 2020 02:13 AM (qM84C)

786 The Sturgeon General? Sounds a bit fishy.
Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at April 25, 2020 02:12 AM (SfYbS)

Confucious say, "a virgin sturgeon needs no urgin'"

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 02:16 AM (miJU3)

787 Well, time for me to hit the sack. Did a major cleanup in the garage and "workshop" area today, and swept up a mess of sawdust, and consigned a load of wood scraps to the burn box or the trash bin. Area is far from clean, but it is semi-tidy.

And I hoed a mess of weeds out in the side yard, too.

Night, Horde.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 25, 2020 02:20 AM (miJU3)

788 I am

smelling the rat..numbers,models changing every day.

State "Leaders" moving the goal posts...2 weeks , 3 weeks ,,,4 weeks..meanwhile our national economy is crushed

there are no CHI-COM military invading our coastlines..yet did they even have too?

They just needed to kill our economy from the inside out


seems to be working.... and they had help....from the DC swamp ...know this....effin Globalists having failed to take Trump out by their best "internal" efforts went to the "non nuclear" option ...

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 02:21 AM (kFkpX)

789 It's always weird to see how people think.

I was just working on fractions til the middle of the night with the girl. I asked her "Which is greater? Three-fifths, or one-half?"

She answered correctly, so I did the same thing as when she's wrong, and asked her "Why?"

She said "because three is closer to five than one is to two."

It's completely right, but I never would have thought of it that way.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at April 25, 2020 02:21 AM (BOr8Z)

790 Meanwhile


hit the 100 degree mark in the valley today....

crushing flu bugs by the BAZILLIONS

take that you fu*king Bit**es...and commies be damned.

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 02:27 AM (kFkpX)

791 mostly commies

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 02:28 AM (kFkpX)

792 Well holy carp. I made a couple posts on last night's ont cuz that was what was open. Yes, I am a Moron.

Posted by: Farmer at April 25, 2020 02:32 AM (COEMf)

793 Happy belated St. George's Day Horde
https://youtu.be/EGrES89AKz4

Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at April 25, 2020 02:36 AM (SfYbS)

794 She said "because three is closer to five than one is to two."

It's completely right, but I never would have thought of it that way.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at April 25, 2020 02:21 AM (BOr8Z)


Huh?

/My head hurts.

Posted by: RickZ at April 25, 2020 02:36 AM (Y8PSl)

795 Actually...

All Commies need to suffer sudden and unanticipated death

though not while driving a car....might cause death to actual AMERICANS...which would be very tragic no. just drop dead in your hovel or while walking to the local bank to collect your US GOV'T check for being..out of work because....commie...

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 02:38 AM (kFkpX)

796 Good Lord, the comments are coming slower than Fredo Cuomo.

Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at April 25, 2020 02:44 AM (SfYbS)

797 Posted by: RickZ at April 25, 2020 02:36 AM (Y8PSl)

-------

It's that she landed on the concept of equalizing denominators and comparing the resulting numerators without actually going through the process... I tried for fucking days to explain it. Then, this evening, she just hit on it, and answered all her stuff correctly. I thought she might have cheated, til she explained how she got to it.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at April 25, 2020 02:46 AM (BOr8Z)

798 Huh?



/My head hurts.

Posted by: RickZ at April 25, 2020 02:36 AM (Y8PSl)

5 is 66% more than 3.

2 is 100% more than 1.

You're welcome.

Posted by: ... at April 25, 2020 02:49 AM (b+qEC)

799 hiya

Posted by: JT at April 25, 2020 02:52 AM (arJlL)

800 It's a matter of confusing percentages and subtraction.

Saying thee difference between 5000 and 1000, and 5 and 1, is either the most incredibly stupid thing, or absolutely correct. If Trump said it, we know what the media would run with. Equally we know what they'd say if Biden said it. And in both cases they would say the answer is SCIENCE.

Posted by: ... at April 25, 2020 02:53 AM (b+qEC)

801 Yo JT. And I am out.

Posted by: ... at April 25, 2020 02:54 AM (b+qEC)

802 Oh boy it's late. That *should* have read "Saying the difference between 5000 and 1000, and 5 and 1, is the same......."

Anyone wants to get technical they can pull me up on my use of the word "difference" vs. "relationship". I know what I'm saying and you should too.

Posted by: ... at April 25, 2020 02:56 AM (b+qEC)

803 Y D, sorry, I don't get her 'logic'. So 3 is closer to 10 than 1 is closer to 10?

I get the 'equalizing the denominators' part. But I don't follow the rest of her 'solution'. Are you saying she's figuring 3/5 x 2/2 vs 1/2 x 5/5 to get an equal denominator and saying the 3 of 3/5 is closer to the 5 of 5/5 and the 1 of 1/2 is not closer to the 2 of 2/2? That seems . . . convoluted. Not to mention 3 is two away from 5 while 1 is one away from 2 which makes the latter 'closer'.

/What about 2/5?

//Glad I'm not teaching a kid math.

Posted by: RickZ at April 25, 2020 03:03 AM (Y8PSl)

804 not only is there math at this time of night, concepts as well...Halp!

Posted by: A dude in MI at April 25, 2020 03:05 AM (/6GbT)

805 Yo JT. And I am out.
Posted by: ...

Hiya Fourdot !

Posted by: JT at April 25, 2020 03:06 AM (arJlL)

806 not only is there math at this time of night, concepts as well...Halp!

Is it that time of the night already?

https://youtu.be/1cowXdLSPZM

Posted by: Blanco Basura - Green Chili fan at April 25, 2020 03:07 AM (xkSJa)

807 I dont know why I'm awake this early, but I am.

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 03:07 AM (Z/jzm)

808 Santa Anna's

the wind that causes aberrant events with peoples not usually affected by the day to day of life in the city of angels...

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 03:08 AM (kFkpX)

809 800

what if I just use the width of my fingers to measure the vodka for my nxt martini

will you hate me for that

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 03:11 AM (kFkpX)

810 O K then

5 card stud....deuces are wild....50 cent enty


who's up?

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 03:20 AM (kFkpX)

811 Well, like an idiot I started reading at Wiki about women who've disappeared between 1970 and 2000.

Now I'm creeeeeped out...

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 03:21 AM (L2ZTs)

812 Does anyone here know someone who disappeared, and was likely murdered?

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 03:22 AM (L2ZTs)

813
Meanwhile





hit the 100 degree mark in the valley today....



crushing flu bugs by the BAZILLIONS



take that you fu*king Bit**es...and commies be damned.

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 02:27 AM (kFkpX)

---
Dude! you live here in The Valley with me?

or are you talking about up by Bako and Fresburg where they're building Jerry's Train?

Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 25, 2020 03:23 AM (dlZr1)

814 {{{{{{{{STEVE}}}}}}

what the heck...yer late

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 03:23 AM (kFkpX)

815 Mornin'

Posted by: Puddleglum at April 25, 2020 03:23 AM (ynfOY)

816 I dont know why I'm awake this early, but I am.
Posted by: My life is insanity

Tap tap tap.....is this thing on ?

Posted by: JT at April 25, 2020 03:23 AM (arJlL)

817 813

NoHo....yo

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 03:25 AM (kFkpX)

818 5 card stud....deuces are wild....50 cent enty

who's up?

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 03:20 AM (kFkpX)


Throw in the one-eyed jacks and suicide king being wild and I'm in.

Posted by: RickZ at April 25, 2020 03:26 AM (Y8PSl)

819 Santa Anna's



the wind that causes aberrant events with peoples not usually affected by the day to day of life in the city of angels...



Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 03:08 AM (kFkpX)


see Raymond Chandler


There was a desert wind blowing that night. It was
one of those hot dry Santa Anas that come down through the mountain
passes and curl your hair and make your nerves jump and your skin itch.
On nights like that every booze party ends in a fight. Meek little wives
feel the edge of the carving knife and study their husbands' necks.
Anything can happen. You can even get a full glass of beer at a cocktail
lounge.

Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 25, 2020 03:26 AM (dlZr1)

820 Does anyone here know someone who disappeared, and was likely murdered?

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 03:22 AM (L2ZTs)


No, but can I offer up some suggestions?

Posted by: RickZ at April 25, 2020 03:27 AM (Y8PSl)

821 Me too, was napping yesterday afternoon because wasn't feeling to good.

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 03:27 AM (ZCEU2)

822 Oh heck yeah

winds still blowing....and WOT??? 2nd bottle of North Coast Red Stuff.......deal me in

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 03:28 AM (kFkpX)

823 NoHo....yo

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 03:25 AM (kFkpX)

---
neighbor, literally.

RL e-mail in my nick, just delete the Pixy garbage attached to it.


Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 25, 2020 03:28 AM (dlZr1)

824 Hey Nightwatch.

This disappearance story sounds like a Coen Brothers movie. Everyone's body was found, except for Gary Mathias.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuba_County_Five

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 03:29 AM (L2ZTs)

825 RickZ, LOL

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 03:29 AM (L2ZTs)

826 819

W T H??? I tried posting that an hour ago and got the IT red letter denied...

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 03:30 AM (kFkpX)

827 The good thing now about missing persons, there fate is known now and they are just marked down as Covid-19 deaths.

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 03:31 AM (ZCEU2)

828 >>Does anyone here know someone who disappeared, and was likely murdered?

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 03:22 AM (L2ZTs)

Not personally, but not long after we moved back to WI a local woman disappeared. She was found years later at bottom of a lake a few towns over. Chained to i think cenent blocks.

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 03:32 AM (Z/jzm)

829 Argh. CeMent

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 03:33 AM (Z/jzm)

830 Skip, really. Geez.

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 03:34 AM (L2ZTs)

831 My life: yikes!!!!!
Was the murder solved?

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 03:34 AM (L2ZTs)

832 I tried posting that an hour ago and got the IT red letter denied...

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 03:30 AM (kFkpX)

---
likely a smart text issue with Pixy.

i keep my PC dumb on purpose, so fewer problems.

and i LOVE Raymond Chandler.

LA is my home, and these bastards have ruined it.

Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 25, 2020 03:34 AM (dlZr1)

833 O.o

I wander back in at the best of times.

Steve, why can't you just be normal and ask whether anyone has seen a grown man naked?

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 03:35 AM (A5zUN)

834 Aetius, ever seen a grown man naked?

(And, I'm not getting how this is any less creepy)
;-)

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 03:35 AM (L2ZTs)

835 824

Wait.....(looks around his darkened bedroom then back to his computer)

Did I actually say someone disappeared?....Are you sure that was me?

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 03:36 AM (kFkpX)

836 Divine!

Posted by: Summer of Love at April 25, 2020 03:37 AM (FJrl0)

837 There is one prominent woman who disappeared from my neighborhood in 2000. The murder was solved and her husband went to jail, but the body was never found.

The kicker: she was the daughter of a prominent California state Democrat politician, Paul Carpenter.

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 03:37 AM (L2ZTs)

838 Does anyone here know someone who disappeared, and was likely murdered?

You should ask Muldoon that question.

Posted by: Blanco Basura - Green Chili fan at April 25, 2020 03:37 AM (xkSJa)

839 Nightwatch, I was just bringing up a new late-night topic :-)

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 03:38 AM (L2ZTs)

840 834 Aetius, ever seen a grown man naked?

(And, I'm not getting how this is any less creepy)
;-)
Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 03:35 AM (L2ZTs)

A bit less macabre, at least. Plus, it is a prestigious question, with a long and glorious tradition.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 03:38 AM (A5zUN)

841 Also I could be wrong, but I believe in 1979 or 1980, I had a kinda/sorta friend in PE class named Corey...

Anyway, I knew him for quite some time that school semester. Then he stopped showing up.

It turned out his father had kidnapped him. Bad custody battle. I also believe the dad shot Corey to death, then himself.

But I'm not 100% sure on those details. I am sure that I never saw Corey again.

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 03:39 AM (L2ZTs)

842 Damn. That is rough.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 03:40 AM (A5zUN)

843 Pa showing 71 new fatalities
NY has 422 and NJ big day with 249.
No idea how many are bull shit thought and just tossed into it.

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 03:42 AM (ZCEU2)

844 Aetius, I do remember my mom sitting me down to talk about Corey at the time, once I told her I knew him. It was a big story in the Long Beach Press-Telegram. She wanted to make sure I didn't have any unresolved feelings about what went down.

I told her, I never felt I knew Corey that well, and although obviously it was bad he died, I wasn't personally any more perturbed than if I had read it about a kid I didn't know.

Maybe I'm just weird, but that was and is true.

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 03:42 AM (L2ZTs)

845 Although, it could be that the mother got custody in a different town/city.

Stories get inflated all to hell when you are a kid. Hell, they get inflated all to hell when you are an adult (witness Covid.)

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 03:43 AM (A5zUN)

846 qdpsteve, yes:

10 years after woman's disappearance, husband charged with murder

https://tinyurl.com/ydy6qgla

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 03:43 AM (Z/jzm)

847 Pa showing 71 new fatalities

Great

Posted by: JT at April 25, 2020 03:44 AM (arJlL)

848 839

I could jump in with the breathing bush off the 134 freeway in Glendale......or maybe ....the ghost horse trotting along the Verdugo golf course during full moons...I've got a few

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 03:44 AM (kFkpX)

849 My life, thanks for that link!

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 03:44 AM (L2ZTs)

850 The worst cases are the unsolved ones.

The even worse ones IMHO are when the victims start getting weird phone calls or contact from the perps.

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 03:45 AM (L2ZTs)

851 Aetius, true.
I know that after it all went down, nobody ever breathed a word about Corey in my PE class again either.

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 03:46 AM (L2ZTs)

852 Ever see that story of the missing person in FL solved by somebody looking at google maps and seeing something resembling a car in a lake. Sure as shit, if you look at the area,plain as day

Posted by: A dude in MI at April 25, 2020 03:46 AM (/6GbT)

853 The even worse ones IMHO are when the victims start getting weird phone calls or contact from the perps.
Posted by: qdpsteve

How can a victim of an unsolved murder get a phone call ?

Posted by: JT at April 25, 2020 03:46 AM (arJlL)

854 No idea how many are bull shit though and just tossed into it.

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 03:42 AM (ZCEU2)


Considering the high numbers are NY and NJ, until proven otherwise, I'm going with the safe bet and say 'all of them'.

/They got government union pension programs which need bailing out.

Posted by: RickZ at April 25, 2020 03:49 AM (Y8PSl)

855 My little neck of the woods county showing 208 fatalities

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 03:50 AM (ZCEU2)

856 Good Morning Morons

Posted by: Vic at April 25, 2020 03:51 AM (mpXpK)

857 855 My little neck of the woods county showing 208 fatalities
Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 03:50 AM (ZCEU2)

Kentucky showing 200 deaths state wide. Beshear is not doing enough to goose the numbers, it seems.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 03:51 AM (A5zUN)

858 JT, I mean the victim's family. Oops. :-P

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 03:51 AM (L2ZTs)

859 A dude, yup

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 03:51 AM (L2ZTs)

860 827 The good thing now about missing persons, there fate is known now and they are just marked down as Covid-19 deaths.
Posted by: Skip

Posted by: Puddleglum at April 25, 2020 03:53 AM (ynfOY)

861
nuts

Posted by: Puddleglum at April 25, 2020 03:54 AM (ynfOY)

862 How can a victim of an unsolved murder get a phone call ?

Posted by: JT at April 25, 2020 03:46 AM (arJlL)


I read one story where a murderer kidnapped and killed a teen girl, maybe a twin, then started harassing the other sister by phone, threatening to kill her, too.

/Some sickos out there. Only have to look at Congress to know that.

Posted by: RickZ at April 25, 2020 03:54 AM (Y8PSl)

863 827 The good thing now about missing persons, there fate is known now and they are just marked down as Covid-19 deaths.
Posted by: Skip



So the mystery of DB Cooper is now solved!

Posted by: Puddleglum at April 25, 2020 03:55 AM (ynfOY)

864 JT, I mean the victim's family. Oops. :-P
Posted by: qdpsteve

Oh.

I thought it was long distance.

Posted by: JT at April 25, 2020 03:55 AM (arJlL)

865 JT, that would be really long distance, yes

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 03:55 AM (L2ZTs)

866 847 Pa showing 71 new fatalities

Great
Posted by: JT



How old?

Posted by: Puddleglum at April 25, 2020 03:56 AM (ynfOY)

867 I cant get the John Hopkins University site to load. Anyone have an updated link to state cases? Or by county?

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 03:56 AM (Z/jzm)

868 "How old"

Ages of fatalities, I mean? I'm guessing not young.

Posted by: Puddleglum at April 25, 2020 03:58 AM (ynfOY)

869 867 I cant get the John Hopkins University site to load. Anyone have an updated link to state cases? Or by county?
Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 03:56 AM (Z/jzm)

I just type 'Kentucky Covid 19' into a search engine.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 25, 2020 03:58 AM (A5zUN)

870 JT, that would be really long distance, yes

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 03:55 AM (L2ZTs)


Well, if you use a Mobius strip to bend time and space, and throw in a little of Einstein's Theory of Relativity, why it's just a short walk down the block.

Posted by: RickZ at April 25, 2020 03:58 AM (Y8PSl)

871 My life is insanity, I read your link. Gotta love this tiny little morsel of evidence the cops uncovered:

A woman came forth in September 2003 saying she had had an affair with David Brossard [the suspect] from 1994 to 1997. At one time during the affair,he told her he had seen his wife with another man, and she said he indicated he "was going to wrap her (Dawn) [the victim] in heavy chains and cement blocks and throw her into the lake where she would never be found."

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 03:59 AM (L2ZTs)

872 thefederalist.com/protesters descend on wisconsin capitol to send a message were done staying home
Like in Pa the counties around Philadelphia and smaller surrounding Pittsburgh are the most affected. But the theory is if a county further out was to open hair salons lots of Covid-19 would get spread to it by traveling customers.

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 03:59 AM (ZCEU2)

873 https://covid19stats.global/state/

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 04:00 AM (ZCEU2)

874 qdpsteve, I know! That was such a huge story around here.

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 04:03 AM (Z/jzm)

875 Well Morons I have finished my breakfast (sausage links on a Bun) and taken all my morning drugs. So it's time to hit the rocking chair. Will be back to post the EMT links at 6 am.

Posted by: Vic at April 25, 2020 04:05 AM (mpXpK)

876 Sorry missed a few posts....freaking mob of LAPD cruisers announcing a "high speed pursuit" with their sirens going down Victory Blvd. Had to step out into my yard to gauge direction ....no Air cover yet....

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 04:06 AM (kFkpX)

877 Thanks, Skip

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 04:07 AM (Z/jzm)

878 Good morning, Horde, fell asleep really early, looks like I am up for the day now.

Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz at April 25, 2020 04:07 AM (a4EWo)

879 thefederalist.com/protesters descend on wisconsin capitol to send a message were done staying home
Posted by: Skip

Geez, we hate to be that guy, but we're kinda done with this quarantine thing...
if that's alright with you.

Posted by: Wisconsin protesters at April 25, 2020 04:09 AM (SfYbS)

880 856

{{{{VIC}}}}}

Holey Moley

Vic

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 04:09 AM (kFkpX)

881 Apparently there were quite a few protesters at that rally. Listening to radio show yesterday afternoon, the organizer of one group going had a caravan of a hundred cars. He said there were probably a few thousand people there

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 04:10 AM (Z/jzm)

882 Hi Debby DS!

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 04:10 AM (Z/jzm)

883 I know protesters in Michigan want to burn Whitmer in effigy, but burning whatever horrible waxy substance they'd need to make the dummy's face actually look like Whitmer would most likely be really really REALLY bad for the environment :-P

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 04:12 AM (L2ZTs)

884 Hi Mlii, how are you doing? I hope that your Mom and Hubby are both okay.

Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz at April 25, 2020 04:13 AM (a4EWo)

885 I have to get up and make breakfast and coffee, thinking cheese omelette

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 04:13 AM (ZCEU2)

886 Ope sorry, just gonna head back to work now.

Posted by: Wisconsin protesters at April 25, 2020 04:14 AM (SfYbS)

887 Goodnight all, thanks for the fun chat tonight. Nice staying up really really late with you all. :-)

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 04:15 AM (L2ZTs)

888 I'm doing ok.
Mom is same.
Hubby is ok, too. So far meds seem to be working.
(But this having him home all day is driving ME nuts!) I tell people the reason we've been married so long is that he used to be gone all the time

Hope all is good with you

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 04:19 AM (Z/jzm)

889 887
Goodnight all, thanks for the fun chat tonight. Nice staying up really really late with you all. :-)

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 25, 2020 04:15 AM (L2ZTs)
---
and here we thought you'd *never* leave....

Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 25, 2020 04:21 AM (dlZr1)

890 Ah geez, just gonna call er a night. Later Horde.

Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at April 25, 2020 04:23 AM (SfYbS)

891 Ya know what

When we finally get good data from Cali (which is starting to emerge from the STANFORD/USC antibody studies.....


people are going to be not only pissed off.......they WILL want heads on a pike.....REAL HEADS ON A PIKE.

If I were you Getty Boy Newsom...loose the hair dye and that gel spikey thing....start planning an exit strat....like maybe LUXUMBORG and take that partner thing you refer to as wife.... just an observation

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 04:24 AM (kFkpX)

892 That sounds good, Skip.

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 04:27 AM (Z/jzm)

893 I'm craving Steak Benedict from my fav local breakfast place. She's been closed since after the 1st weekend of our shutdown. I am praying she will reopen

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 04:29 AM (Z/jzm)

894 https://www.thediplomad.com/
Little longer than usual but always a good read

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 04:30 AM (ZCEU2)

895 I need to get sausages at store next trip which am dreading

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 04:31 AM (ZCEU2)

896 Costco sausage in the 4 pac

wear comfortable shoes......

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 04:34 AM (kFkpX)

897 I am definitely not enjoying the grocery shopping. It depresses me to see people in masks. And the lack of stock on the shelves is still a big thing here.

Maybe anxiety is a better description of how it makes me feel.

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 04:36 AM (Z/jzm)

898 Vic,

I'm thinking, I'm done for this shift. Got anything for me?

I'll wait....

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 04:37 AM (kFkpX)

899 I was fine grocery shopping without a mask, now am forced to wear it will go all out but hate it.

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 04:39 AM (ZCEU2)

900 but not too long.....

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 04:40 AM (kFkpX)

901 >> https://www.thediplomad.com/
Little longer than usual but always a good read
Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 04:30 AM (ZCEU2)

I enjoy reading that site.

It makes me mad that legislators aren't foregoing their salaries. That's apparently only for the little people to suffer. And the precedent this shutdown has made. What next?

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 04:41 AM (Z/jzm)

902 Does anyone here know someone who disappeared, and was likely murdered?

Howdy, I'm back.

Yeah, my niece's best friend, daughter of friends of my extended family, disappeared from a night club while out with my niece about 30 years ago. She went to the bathroom and hasn't been seen since.

Posted by: Hierominous Botch at April 25, 2020 04:43 AM (YqED9)

903 No masks required here, ...yet.

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 04:43 AM (Z/jzm)

904 Morning, 'rons and 'ronettes. Can't sleep, so here I am.

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at April 25, 2020 04:43 AM (2JVJo)

905 amgreatness.com/trump still seems to be forgetting politics-101
Angelo Codevilla from yesterday but he is always a good read also.

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 04:49 AM (ZCEU2)

906 94 comments in 1 hour and 4 minutes, possible but going to be work to get there.

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 04:51 AM (ZCEU2)

907 I am definitely not enjoying the grocery shopping. It depresses me to see people in masks. And the lack of stock on the shelves is still a big thing here.

Maybe anxiety is a better description of how it makes me feel.

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 04:36 AM (Z/jzm)


It angers me. Bunch of little sheep waiting for big daddy gubmit to pat them on the head for being good do-bees.

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at April 25, 2020 04:52 AM (2JVJo)

908 Well, had two pound bags of carrots that I had to get cooked so I got some carrot soup going in the pot. Peeled and roughly chopped carrots, a small chopped onion, a few cloves of crushed garlic, a teaspoon of celery seed, 2 teaspoons better than bouillon beef, some grinds of white pepper and plenty of water to cover. I also toasted and ground about two teaspoons of cumin seed and am adding that judiciously in stages as it's powerful. Now to let the carrots get soft before I use the ol' immersion bender and adjust seasonings for taste.

Wanted something different so a variation on my carrot-ginger soup with better than bouillon chicken.

I've made sliced carrots with cumin and beef broth lots of times, just never a soup with the onion, garlic and celery seed. Small enough batch that if I don't like it, I won't feel bad.

Posted by: RickZ at April 25, 2020 04:54 AM (Y8PSl)

909 I like carrots, often just peel and eat one, somehow not sure I would want carrot soup.

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 04:58 AM (ZCEU2)

910 The link in sidebar to the article at The Bee. Funny. When I watched the Presser with the question about injecting disinfectants, I knew the media would go nuts with it. We live in such stupid times

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:00 AM (Z/jzm)

911 Skip, the carrot-ginger soup is delicious. And it's quick to make. I've posted that recipe before and 'old dominion mom' said her family loves it as well. But you do need an immersion/stick blender as that makes it easy to make.

Just wanted to try something different today. Mostly because I didn't feel like getting all geared up to go to the grocery store for just a 3 to 4 inch finger of ginger.

Posted by: RickZ at April 25, 2020 05:03 AM (Y8PSl)

912 Used to love cooked carrots. That's one of the foods that turned my stomach during chemo. 12 years later, still cant eat them unless they are very small and in something that has enough flavor to overpower them. Funny though, the taste of raw carrots ok.

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:03 AM (Z/jzm)

913 I'm not fond of carrots unless I have them in a chicken pot pie.

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at April 25, 2020 05:05 AM (2JVJo)

914 Onion, garlic and celery seed sounds right

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 05:05 AM (ZCEU2)

915 My chicken pot pie recipe uses celery seed in the crust. Hmmm. Thinking that would be good to make today.

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:07 AM (Z/jzm)

916 Going to the store for 1 item just isn't worth the hassle here anymore.

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 05:07 AM (ZCEU2)

917 My chicken pot pie recipe uses celery seed in the crust. Hmmm. Thinking that would be good to make today.
Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:07 AM (Z/jzm)


Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at April 25, 2020 05:07 AM (2JVJo)

918 Oh, FFS. I don't know why that happens.

I don't know what I am going to have to eat today. Probably a BLT.

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at April 25, 2020 05:08 AM (2JVJo)

919 I absolutely love cooked carrots around a beef roast, my grandmother made that most Sundays when I was a kid.

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 05:09 AM (ZCEU2)

920 MPPP, a BLT sounds good!

Geez, I am hungry.

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:11 AM (Z/jzm)

921 thefederalist.com/2020/04/25/ with 26 million unemployed partially opening georgias economy is a good start

Tiny Url is being goofy, not sure its them or not

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 05:13 AM (ZCEU2)

922 Oh, Skip. Memories of Sunday dinner (yes, around noon) at Grandma and Grandpa's house. Beef roast, or a stewing chicken. Always polenta. And a huge bowl of sauteed mushrooms. Even as a kid I liked mushrooms

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:14 AM (Z/jzm)

923 I just reheated a little of Wednesday's pot roast, mashed and carrots. Breakfast of champions! It tasted so good.

Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz at April 25, 2020 05:17 AM (a4EWo)

924 Grandmother Poppins would make a nice Irish boiled dinner or pot roast on Sundays while Grandfather and I were at church. I do miss that.

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at April 25, 2020 05:17 AM (2JVJo)

925 Debby, I do that too. A bite or two of supper leftovers before I head out to work early mornings. Easy-peasy, no clean-up!

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:19 AM (Z/jzm)

926 Sometimes I even eat them cold

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:20 AM (Z/jzm)

927 I am off to hit the shower and try and get a little housework done before hubs is awake. I'll catch you guys later on today.

Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz at April 25, 2020 05:21 AM (a4EWo)

928 Earlier, Tiny url wasn't loading the page right on my phone, almost like I was in desktop version

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:22 AM (Z/jzm)

929 Have a good day, Debby

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:22 AM (Z/jzm)

930 Mlii, I love most things cold, but the mashed potatoes needed a little heat. I'm going to use the rest of the meat and carrots to go in a beef noodle soup.

Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz at April 25, 2020 05:23 AM (a4EWo)

931 Never been able to do any food at any time.

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 05:24 AM (ZCEU2)

932 Thanks Mlii, you too!

Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz at April 25, 2020 05:24 AM (a4EWo)

933 Dang. Now I want some beef barley soup.

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:25 AM (Z/jzm)

934 MLii so maybe its not me at Tiny Url

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 05:27 AM (ZCEU2)

935 Was having trouble pasting at TU, and if I managed after a 5 times went blank

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 05:28 AM (ZCEU2)

936 Mashed potatoes and good gravy is my comfort food. Throw some sauted mushrooms in that gravy and I'm a happy girl.

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:29 AM (Z/jzm)

937 Yeah, Skip, and the page kept jumping. I couldnt get my finger to "paste" into the box what I had "copied".

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:31 AM (Z/jzm)

938 I am famous per my children, for my winter chicken soup.

I always start with a good stock with chopped thighs and brests and then,

It is the measure of coarse salt, cracked pepper, garlic, thyme, hint of Rosemary a rasp of lemon rind. veggies and then Barley cooked over a late morning into late afternoon.

Homemade biscuits round it off

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 05:32 AM (kFkpX)

939 Greatest takeaway from this week's pressers:

"You didn't know that was in the guidelines?"

PDT to Jon Karl, on testing asymptomatics (in California nursing homes)

Posted by: m at April 25, 2020 05:34 AM (kGLPx)

940 good night to all...

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 05:34 AM (kFkpX)

941 Nightwatch, that sounds really good.

Can you tell I'm hungry?

We eat a lot of soups/stews here. Easier for mom to eat.

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:36 AM (Z/jzm)

942 Goodnight Nightwatch, day shift has got this

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 05:36 AM (ZCEU2)

943 Sleep well, Nightwatch.

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:37 AM (Z/jzm)

944 The Covad models the guvmint uses have been wildly overstated from the start. Now as the numbers are only a fraction of what turned out so far, they are trying to cover their asses by changing the narrative.

The leftie press continues to spew the wildly overstated old information. Such as Progda saying a 3% death rate from Covad. A new study from NY is saying the number is more like 1 per thousand, or less. Not exactly a reason to destroy a country's economy.

I haven't seen the models this far off with the Chinavirus death march, since the models that had Hillary ahead of Trump by double digits and a 90% chance of victory.

I see parallels here in many ways. Most of them I'm guessing also are Global Warming fanatics.

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at April 25, 2020 05:38 AM (sy5kK)

945

57 comments to go. 22 minutes...

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:38 AM (Z/jzm)

946 The caveat here is that we want both law and order, and what we're seeing now strikes many of us as order without the backing of law, or worse, forced order in opposition to the rule of law.
________

Sorry, that's just wrong. What is described is not order at all, it's disorder. The whole statement fails by buying the left's belief that "order" means following the government's orders. No. Whitmer's arbitrary commands are not, in any sense, "order".

There is a very long history, from the right (and not just one strand of the right) trying to correct this. I hate to see it all forgotten.

Posted by: Eeyore at April 25, 2020 05:39 AM (ZbwAu)

947 55

Posted by: golfman at April 25, 2020 05:39 AM (hOMhY)

948 Morning, 'rons and 'ettes.

Posted by: olddog in mo, F*ck BofA & uckfay ancercay at April 25, 2020 05:39 AM (Dhht7)

949 hasta, y'all, as the The Valley clocks out from the ONT.

Posted by: redc1c4, ONT Rx tech at April 25, 2020 05:40 AM (dlZr1)

950 >>>57 comments to go. 22 minutes...
Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:38 AM (Z/jzm)

Ok, i had the time right

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:41 AM (Z/jzm)

951 57 comments to go. 22 minutes...
Posted by: My life is insanity

I once caught a Northern Pike in my underwear.....

Posted by: JT at April 25, 2020 05:41 AM (arJlL)

952 'Nite red.

olddog! Mornin'

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:41 AM (Z/jzm)

953 Wait to see what Vic has done with TU

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 05:42 AM (ZCEU2)

954 Ok JT! I'm not even going to ask

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:42 AM (Z/jzm)

955 >>Wait to see what Vic has done with TU
Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 05:42 AM (ZCEU2)

Could be Epic.

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:43 AM (Z/jzm)

956 tinyurl worked for me on the second attempt

I tried it for this:

905 amgreatness.com/trump still seems to be forgetting politics-101
Angelo Codevilla from yesterday but he is always a good read also.
Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 04:49 AM (ZCEU2)

https://preview.tinyurl.com/y88pyare

Posted by: m at April 25, 2020 05:45 AM (kGLPx)

957 then Barley cooked over a late morning into late afternoon.

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 05:32 AM (kFkpX)


I love my beef or mushroom barley soup. The mushroom one's a lot quicker time-wise. I use three of four varieties of mushrooms in that soup. Pro tip: Shiitakes don't shrink like button or creminis. Again, with the better than bouillon beef instead of cubes or canned stock. That 'better than' has a nice rich flavor. I use it when I make my crock pot pot roast as it makes a delicious flavored au jus when strained.

Posted by: RickZ at April 25, 2020 05:46 AM (Y8PSl)

958 And Twitter is working. I wasn't able to access it during yesterday's press briefing.

Posted by: m at April 25, 2020 05:46 AM (kGLPx)

959

Hey MLii late to the WD show 44 going to 59 almost like summer for here

Posted by: beanervt at April 25, 2020 05:47 AM (LfHBm)

960 Dude... this phenomenon has led to more arguments with the different women in my life, more than anything.

Before smartphones, I'd make a list on a Post-It, just like my mother taught me, buy the things, cross them off, and leave after paying.

After smartphones, it's even better. I can make lists categorized by part of store, with checkboxes, indents, contingent lists of other ingredients, and so on; the whole thing is awesome and I can sweep through the store efficiently using a simple notepad app.

But every woman I've ever been with violently abhors this practice. They refuse to even consider the idea that they should possibly navigate a supermarket in a planned way, instead of just roaming through it like a lion in the Serengeti.
Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at April 24, 2020 11:13 PM (BOr8Z)
---------------
If I had a nickel for every time I've implored my husband to stick to the list, I'd be rich.
"It wasn't *in addition to* the list: it was *separate from* the list." he argued when he came home, for the umpteenth time, with things not on the list while not getting everything on the list.
I'm in and out of Costco in 25 minutes with 6 kids in tow. And I stick to the list.
He also leaves lights on all over the house, and has gotten angry with me over something I did IN A DREAM HE HAD.

"You realize you're the woman in this relationship, right?" I said in exasperation one night, after turning off all the lights he'd left on.
That went over well.

Posted by: Brunette the 'Ette at April 25, 2020 05:47 AM (B4Nkq)

961 Morning MLiI. Speaking of soup, wife recently discovered Progresso soups. They have several varieties of tomato that she's been enjoying. And the Italian style wedding soup.

Posted by: olddog in mo, F*ck BofA & uckfay ancercay at April 25, 2020 05:47 AM (Dhht7)

962 Up to now was thinking if this was under President Hildabeast there would have been lots of deaths but pay no mind as it has been always in the past. But think I have to change that in the future as Leftists know what a big weapon they have to beat down the population. This could be the new normal if not for seasonal flu at least the every decade bad flu.

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 05:48 AM (ZCEU2)

963 Wasn't feeling great yesterday and just had a Progesso chicken noodle, was pretty good.

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 05:49 AM (ZCEU2)

964

Latest from the pedo bidumb campaign is he's going to

have Ozzy Osborne translate his speeches into coherency.....

Posted by: beanervt at April 25, 2020 05:49 AM (LfHBm)

965 "You realize you're the woman in this relationship, right?" I said in exasperation one night, after turning off all the lights he'd left on.
That went over well.
Posted by: Brunette the 'Ette

Then, did you tell him to calm down?

Posted by: Bruce at April 25, 2020 05:50 AM (vd8XM)

966 >>Posted by: Brunette the 'Ette at April 25, 2020 05:47 AM (B4Nkq)

Ha! This is my life. Cupboard doors left open, too

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:52 AM (Z/jzm)

967 957 then Barley cooked over a late morning into late afternoon.

Posted by: The Nightwatch at April 25, 2020 05:32 AM (kFkpX)

I love my beef or mushroom barley soup. The mushroom one's a lot quicker time-wise. I use three of four varieties of mushrooms in that soup. Pro tip: Shiitakes don't shrink like button or creminis. Again, with the better than bouillon beef instead of cubes or canned stock. That 'better than' has a nice rich flavor. I use it when I make my crock pot pot roast as it makes a delicious flavored au jus when strained.
Posted by: RickZ at April 25, 2020 05:46 AM (Y8PSl)


You guys now have me thinking about soup.

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at April 25, 2020 05:52 AM (sy5kK)

968 RickZ, you can cook for me anytime!

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:52 AM (Z/jzm)

969 americanthinker.com/america held hostage

That how I feel

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 05:54 AM (ZCEU2)

970 Getting my ass handed to me in Words With Friends....

Posted by: Teresa in Fort Worth, Texas at April 25, 2020 05:54 AM (VqNuf)

971 Barley would be a good ingredient for carrot soup to give it some weight

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 05:55 AM (ZCEU2)

972 olddog, we had a little hole-in-the-wall lunch restaurant here that made the best Italian Wedding Soup. Italian family owned/ran it. It's been gone for probably 8-10 years. Never had such good soup

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:55 AM (Z/jzm)

973 961 Morning MLiI. Speaking of soup, wife recently discovered Progresso soups. They have several varieties of tomato that she's been enjoying. And the Italian style wedding soup.

Posted by: olddog in mo, F*ck BofA & uckfay ancercay at April 25, 2020 05:47 AM (Dhht7)


Progresso tomato soups are great.

The Hearty tomato has nice chunks of tomato, and the one I like is the Tomato and Roasted Red Pepper is unique and really good.

Both are tunafish sandwich approved.

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at April 25, 2020 05:56 AM (sy5kK)

974 26 short with 7 minutes to go!

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at April 25, 2020 05:57 AM (sy5kK)

975 Assuming Krak isn't late we are not going to make 1K before the EMT.

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 05:58 AM (ZCEU2)

976 Last line in that AmericanThinker article:

"The government claims it's protecting us from the virus. With the Constitution in lockdown, who's protecting us from the government?"

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:59 AM (Z/jzm)

977 RickZ, you can cook for me anytime!

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 05:52 AM (Z/jzm)


When I was married, I was the cook. The problem, though, was that I couldn't experiment. If I made something she liked, I could never change it. I hate cooking like that.

I always thank my Mom, RIP, for getting me in the kitchen early. "No son of mine is going to be as ignorant in the kitchen as their father!" Words she most definitely lived by because I can cook.

Posted by: RickZ at April 25, 2020 05:59 AM (Y8PSl)

978 Then, did you tell him to calm down?
Posted by: Bruce at April 25, 2020
--------
Why doesn't that work? It's a perfectly reasonable request.

Posted by: Brunette the 'Ette at April 25, 2020 06:00 AM (B4Nkq)

979 We could pretend that we are Democrat voters in a Blue State, and use this bunch of filled out ballots.

That will get us to a grand, easy.

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at April 25, 2020 06:00 AM (sy5kK)

980 969 americanthinker.com/america held hostage

That how I feel
Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 05:54 AM (ZCEU2)

The "we" in these two paragraphs are the same people. I think this is a false contrast:

Did we as careless, uncaring Americans kill 80,000 people with a handshake, a hug, or a visit? Did we murder 80,000 people by not wearing a mask or gloves?

Or could they have been exposed to the flu in a store, a doctor's office, at church, the hairdresser, the school play, or a hundred other places we go every day?

Posted by: m at April 25, 2020 06:01 AM (kGLPx)

981 >>Progresso tomato soups are great.

The Hearty tomato has nice chunks of tomato, and the one I like is the Tomato and Roasted Red Pepper is unique and really good.

Both are tunafish sandwich approved.
Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at April 25, 2020 05:56 AM (sy5kK)

I've never bought progresso brands. I will have to give those a try. (I love tunafish sandwiches, too!)

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 06:01 AM (Z/jzm)

982 Krak could be watching and giving us a couple of extra minutes

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 06:01 AM (ZCEU2)

983 Mostly like Campbell's Chuncky soup

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 06:03 AM (ZCEU2)

984 We can stay here 'til 1000 even if krak puts up a new one.

Posted by: m at April 25, 2020 06:03 AM (kGLPx)

985 I mean, when you have three "U"s and three "I"s, it's hard to get many points!

Posted by: Teresa in Fort Worth, Texas at April 25, 2020 06:03 AM (VqNuf)

986 Boomtown Rats ?

I Did Not Know That.


G'mornin' everyone !

Posted by: sock_rat_eez, we are being gaslighted 24/365 at April 25, 2020 06:03 AM (cqteU)

987 16 to go

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 06:03 AM (ZCEU2)

988 Ha! This is my life. Cupboard doors left open, too
Posted by: My life is insanity
-------
Thank you. I *knew* I wasn't alone.
He's pretty much stopped locking his keys in the vehicles, at least, but he still loses them regularly.
Put them in the same damn place every time and you'll always know where they are.
Is that really so hard?

Posted by: Brunette the 'Ette at April 25, 2020 06:04 AM (B4Nkq)

989
In retrospect Magic Johnson wasted the best porn name on a

basketball career...

Posted by: beanervt at April 25, 2020 06:04 AM (LfHBm)

990 To me its not official if its done after a new thread

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 06:04 AM (ZCEU2)

991 I like my own soups. But campbell's tomato made with milk is another comfort food. Cold day, warm mug of soup with an extra cheesy grilled cheese sammy. Damn.

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 06:05 AM (Z/jzm)

992 The guy in the "Shopping online whilst drunk" ad: Is that from The Lost Weekend?

Posted by: m at April 25, 2020 06:05 AM (kGLPx)

993 Boomtown Rats are late 70s

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 06:06 AM (ZCEU2)

994 Mostly like Campbell's Chuncky soup

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 06:03 AM (ZCEU2)


Soups are so easy to make. Plus, canned soup has a ton of sodium and, being on a low-sodium diet due to a bad heart, I can control the sodium when I make soups.

Plus, most of the ones I make freeze well.

Posted by: RickZ at April 25, 2020 06:06 AM (Y8PSl)

995 990 To me its not official if its done after a new thread
Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 06:04 AM (ZCEU2)

It's second-rate, to be sure.

Posted by: m at April 25, 2020 06:06 AM (kGLPx)

996
Epstein didn't kill himself...

He died of covid-19...

Posted by: beanervt at April 25, 2020 06:06 AM (LfHBm)

997 My mom taught me rudimentary cooking "just in case".

Posted by: sock_rat_eez, we are being gaslighted 24/365 at April 25, 2020 06:06 AM (cqteU)

998 W've been ordering some foods out.
Other than pizza, and burger type things, nothing tastes the same by the time you get it home.

Posted by: Bruce at April 25, 2020 06:07 AM (vd8XM)

999 Mornin' beanervt. No summer-like here. 37° going up to 49. Clouds and rain

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 06:07 AM (Z/jzm)

1000

noooiccee slab of meat uptop

Posted by: beanervt at April 25, 2020 06:07 AM (LfHBm)

1001 Homemade are always better soup, there is a ton of salt in that commercial stuff

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 06:07 AM (ZCEU2)

1002 So far away....

Posted by: m at April 25, 2020 06:07 AM (kGLPx)

1003
1K?

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 06:07 AM (Z/jzm)

1004 *minor contribution toward 1000*

Posted by: MiklosBot v 2.5.4 at April 25, 2020 06:07 AM (QzkSJ)

1005 1000 noooiccee slab of meat uptop
Posted by: beanervt at April 25, 2020 06:07 AM (LfHBm)

Many congratulations.

Posted by: m at April 25, 2020 06:07 AM (kGLPx)

1006 Not related to the the real, issomniac (TM). Tinnitus has kept me awake for almost 56 hours. Don't need pity, just want this insane, loud ringing to STFU and die. Otherwise I am in a good shape.

Posted by: parker at April 25, 2020 06:08 AM (LN9tx)

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 06:08 AM (Z/jzm)

1008 Mornin' beanervt. No summer-like here. 37 going up to 49. Clouds and rain
Posted by: My life is insanity

About the same here. The damn weather people using the latest computer models have been lying to us all week

Posted by: Bruce at April 25, 2020 06:08 AM (vd8XM)

1009 On the other hand 2K is monumental

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 06:09 AM (ZCEU2)

1010 Congratulations, Comrades!

The coffee ration will be increased!

Posted by: Miklos Stakhanov at April 25, 2020 06:09 AM (QzkSJ)

1011 1000 noooiccee slab of meat uptop
Posted by: beanervt at April 25, 2020 06:07 AM (LfHBm)

It looks like it has a little eye in it.

Posted by: m at April 25, 2020 06:09 AM (kGLPx)

1012


I've never bought progresso brands. I will have to give those a try. (I love tunafish sandwiches, too!)
Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 06:01 AM (Z/jzm)

all my life, it was basic Campbell's Tomato, preferredly half water, half milk.

Got turned onto Progresso about 20 years ago, wife kind of changed out the brands and that was that.

And like Skip points out, they are open the can and heat up, like Chunky. That makes it super easy.


Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at April 25, 2020 06:09 AM (sy5kK)

1013 Don't worry Mlii, you're the 1 007, with a license to cook or kill or both.

Posted by: RickZ at April 25, 2020 06:09 AM (Y8PSl)

1014 1004 *minor contribution toward 1000*
Posted by: MiklosBot v 2.5.4 at April 25, 2020 06:07 AM (QzkSJ)

*minor contribution toward 2000*

Posted by: m at April 25, 2020 06:09 AM (kGLPx)

1015 parker as a minor suffer of that I now, for me its getting it calmed down. Also was worse when first started to notice, maybe just use to it.

Posted by: Skip at April 25, 2020 06:11 AM (ZCEU2)

1016 Looks like Lassie's gonna have to wake up The Lone Ranger !

Posted by: JT at April 25, 2020 06:11 AM (arJlL)

1017 >>Don't worry Mlii, you're the 1 007, with a license to cook or kill or both.
Posted by: RickZ at April 25, 2020 06:09 AM (Y8PSl)

Lol. I'll take it

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 06:11 AM (Z/jzm)

1018 Sad shape that I'm in, I made the top 1100. VICTORY!!!

Posted by: parker at April 25, 2020 06:11 AM (LN9tx)

1019 When I was eating the Campbell's Tomato Soup, I'd add some leftover cooked rice, water and beef bouillon. That came out tasty.

Posted by: RickZ at April 25, 2020 06:12 AM (Y8PSl)

1020 I am sorry. But that chick in Futurama with one eye should also just have one breast, in the middle.

Posted by: JAS at April 25, 2020 06:12 AM (2BZBZ)

1021
"Many congratulations."
Thanks M,,, that's 3 this month so 1 more I think i get a surprise....

Posted by: beanervt at April 25, 2020 06:14 AM (LfHBm)

1022 There is a nood.

Posted by: RickZ at April 25, 2020 06:14 AM (Y8PSl)

1023 new EMT. Unleash the Vic.

Posted by: JAS at April 25, 2020 06:15 AM (2BZBZ)

1024

I try to get the details correct.

Various amounts that Nancy Pelosi paid for her Let Them Eat Ice Cream were all over the board, but here is the correct amounts.

There are 2 different ones, The Jeni was $13 a pint, and Nancy had about a dozen of various flavors with the lids showing.

On the left side, where she scratches some ice off the label to show James Corden and viewers, is actually a Gelato, and costs $17 a pint.

Just striving for accuracy.

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at April 25, 2020 06:15 AM (sy5kK)

1025 Krak woke up

NOOD!

Posted by: Bruce at April 25, 2020 06:16 AM (vd8XM)

1026 >>Thank you. I *knew* I wasn't alone.
He's pretty much stopped locking his keys in the vehicles, at least, but he still loses them regularly.
Put them in the same damn place every time and you'll always know where they are.
Is that really so hard?
Posted by: Brunette the 'Ette at April 25, 2020 06:04 AM (B4Nkq)

That is one thing he does-hang them up on key rack. Mine go next to the coffee pot on the table near the door. Always. Everytime. And then when he would take my vehicle somewhere(..used to take, he's no longer driving...) and put my keys back in some random place and blame me for not hanging them on the key rack!

Drove me crazy

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 25, 2020 06:18 AM (Z/jzm)

1027 Poor comment by Alex.

Posted by: Don at April 25, 2020 08:30 AM (CT2ag)

1028 What a great idea! I don't live in the Houston area but I sent the link to friends. How about a thread where we could list local businesses in our area open and able to ship - How great would it be to take a few billion out of Bezo's bank account?

Posted by: Sweets at April 25, 2020 09:52 AM (Hh51s)

1029 Ted Cruz wins the internet!

Posted by: Delilah at April 25, 2020 10:37 AM (rIO4+)

1030 Do NOT shop online while drunk. Do NOT shop while drunk period. From someone who has experienced firsthand the financial disaster that is drunk shopping, trust me on this.

Posted by: csmats at April 25, 2020 01:12 PM (yKiwk)

1031 Alex Trebek Drops The Hammer?

"What does 'Screw you too,' mean, Alex?" as I walk off the set.

Episode is fucked? Oh, well!

Posted by: Ranten N. Raven at April 25, 2020 01:15 PM (8YAVU)

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